Topic: Covid-19

Guiding the return to office

The post-pandemic return to the office presents novel hurdles for in-house counsel, so GCs should avoid getting tangled up in the quickly changing consensus by staying abreast of the latest regulations and implementing measures that go beyond the standard, both in the workplace as well as at home.

04 October 2021

PPO in AFD loan to Bolivia for covid-19 relief

PPO Abogados has helped the French Development Agency (AFD) grant a loan of 100 million euros (US$118 million) to Bolivia to support households severely affected by the covid-19 pandemic.

20 September 2021

CABEI issues world’s first covid-19 recovery social bonds

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has hired Mexican firm Ritch Mueller to issue the world’s first-ever social recovery and reactivation covid-19 bond, worth 5 billion Mexican pesos (US$250 million).

25 August 2021

Argentine laboratory raises funds to develop Sputnik vaccine

Pharmaceutical company Laboratorios Richmond has raised US$85 million to develop Russia’s Sputnik V covid-19 vaccine in Argentina, launching a public offering that called on local counsel from Nicholson y Cano Abogados and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani.

16 August 2021

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

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