Venezuela

Leĝa merges with Imery Urdaneta in Venezuela

One of Venezuela’s largest law firms, Leĝa, is growing bigger by merging with local outfit Imery Urdaneta in anticipation of an increase in investment and multinationals’ return to the country.

Venezuelan official attacks FCPA jurisdiction

A former official for Venezuela’s state-owned oil company has argued that the US has no jurisdictional hook to bring charges against him in an alleged bribery scheme.

The scene is set

From the determined strength of pro bono coordinators to the collaborative efforts of law firms (played out increasingly across borders), the results of our annual pro bono survey demonstrate how pro bono is weaved into the fabric of Latin America’s legal market. The work being done around the region showcases the outstanding achievements of lawyers and clearing houses working together. Now, the challenge is to engage even more lawyers in the fight to bring access to justice to all.

The scene is set

From the determined strength of pro bono coordinators to the collaborative efforts of law firms (played out increasingly across borders), the results of our annual pro bono survey demonstrate how pro bono is weaved into the fabric of Latin America’s legal market. The work being done around the region showcases the outstanding achievements of lawyers and clearing houses working together. Now, the challenge is to engage even more lawyers in the fight to bring access to justice to all.

Survival techniques

Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping

No end in sight for Venezuela, say panellists

The Venezuelan government’s lack of political will to restructure its debts is stopping the country from addressing its economic crisis, according to restructuring advisors.

Insight

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas