Topic: Covid-19

Pro Bono Project of the Year: Peru’s Masi ventilator

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer speaks to Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados partners Luis Carlos Rodrigo Prado, Carlos Carpio and Raúl Hidalgo about the firm’s advice on the development of crucial mechanical ventilator technology currently being used to save lives amid the covid-19 pandemic. The Masi ventilator initiative wins this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award.

03 June 2021

Familiar firms return for Uruguayan sovereign bond issuance

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped a group of banks underwrite the Republic of Uruguay's US$1.2 billion sovereign bond issuance.

02 June 2021

Honorato Delaveau helps Andean fund get IDB and IFC backing

Honorato Delaveau has helped a fund controlled by Chilean investment management company HMC Administradora General de Fondos (HMC-AGF) receive a US$40 million cash injection from IDB Invest and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

28 April 2021

After one year of covid-19, what have we learnt?

A year after everything changed, Jaime Fernández Madero of Fernández Madero Consulting says now is the time to set aside old beliefs to fully embrace the new world.

13 April 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar helps IDB Invest issue gender-focused social bonds

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped IDB Invest issue social bonds worth US$122 million to finance gender equality and female empowerment projects in Mexico, in line with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

01 April 2021

Remote connections: finding new clients in a pandemic

During the pandemic law firms have used shiny new marketing tools to keep in touch with clients they can no longer see face to face. But how well have they connected with new clients?

25 March 2021

Pro bono: A critical state

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Necessity is often considered the greatest driver of innovation. As a result of covid-19, the traditional service model for legal advice across all practice areas has had to evolve, pro bono included. Lawyers who work in this field are having to adapt to continue to provide access to justice for vulnerable people in today’s digitalised and distressed world.

22 February 2021

EC Rubio helps Drugmex administer Chinese covid-19 vaccine

EC Rubio has helped Mexican pharmaceutical company Drugmex sign a contract with a Swiss supplier to administer the roll out of the Chinese covid-19 vaccine CanSino, which will arrive in Mexico by March.

17 February 2021

Brazilian court suspends claims against Amazonas oxygen supplier

Brazilian firm Sergio Bermudes Advogados is advising Amazonas’ main oxygen supplier White Martins in an unfolding dispute with hospitals, state municipalities and private entities over the delivery of oxygen to covid-19 units in short supply.

27 January 2021

Airport operators threaten Chile with arbitration over pandemic disruption

25 January 2021

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