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December 2009

Welcome to our new and improved magazine.

  • When A Boom Is A Burden - Will Brazil's Firms Cope? - Peru: back on its feet - Institutionalising pro bono - Miami's arbitration school - Endesa's profile - Oil reform in Brazil and Mexico compared

When A Boom Is A Burden - Will Brazil's Firms Cope? - Peru: back on its feet - Institutionalising pro bono - Miami's arbitration school - Endesa's profile - Oil reform in Brazil and Mexico compared

Bearing the load
Bearing the load

Bearing the load

Pre-salt oil, the World Cup, the Olympics, not to mention the march of its corporates across the globe - Brazil will need a lot of lawyering over the next decade. How will São Paulo’s finest meet the demand, asks Clare Bolton

Controlling the power surge
Controlling the power surge

Controlling the power surge

Having entered Latin America more than two decades ago and expanded rapidly since, Spain’s Endesa is now the largest private energy company in the region. David Thorley speaks to its legal team about their work in one of the region’s most tightly regulated sectors

Latin America's international law school
Latin America's international law school

Latin America's international law school

This year, the University of Miami launched a new LLM programme specialising in international arbitration, with the express intention of attracting students from Latin America. David Thorley talks to Jan Paulsson, the law school’s latest high-profile recruit and head of its Institute for International Arbitration, about teaching the region’s future practitioners

Pastures new
Pastures new

Pastures new

Partners of Lima’s leading law firms weighed up the benefits of offices across Peru, and indeed Latin America, and discussed their new role of lead counsel of deals outside their borders during a round table in November

Pemex's promise
Pemex's promise

Pemex's promise

David Enríquez, partner with Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados, analyses Mexico’s energy reform and what Pemex needs to achieve to realise its potential

'Petroleum is ours' - the lighter version
'Petroleum is ours' - the lighter version

'Petroleum is ours' - the lighter version

José Virgílio Lopes Enei, partner of Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, charts six decades of development in Brazil’s oil and gas legal framework, from the abolishment of the state monopoly and concession regime, to the proposed pre-salt reform

REIFs - opening the floodgates
REIFs - opening the floodgates

REIFs - opening the floodgates

Barbosa Mussnich & Aragao partner Alexandre Couto Silva and associate Roberto Mendes de Freitas explain how Brazil’s securities regulator made real estate investment funds an attractive option