Holland & Knight LLP’s Houston office has strengthened its Latin American practice by making a lateral hire.
A US bankruptcy judge has ended the Chapter 15 case of Rede Energia, once one of Brazil’s biggest electricity companies, four years after its contentious takeover sale was resolved.
"Poor Mexico," 19th century Mexican general Porfirio Díaz once lamented, "so far from god and so close to the United States." Yet Mexico's proximity to its northern neighbour is a good thing for its oil and gas sector, even with Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Here, Latin Lawyer reviews what panellists at Latin Lawyer's 8th Annual Oil & Gas conference had to say about Latin America's energy prospects and why President Donald Trump's fossil-fuelled policy of America First may benefit Mexico.
Panellists agreed at the Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Regional Project Finance summit in Washington, DC, yesterday that alternative finance and more midstream investment is necessary to diversify their countries' energy sources, but incoming governments in the region’s two largest economies may create two very different futures for the sector.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
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