Work Area: Entertainment

Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

Chilean firms in Ricky Martin skincare partnership

International pop star Ricky Martin has enlisted Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell in Chicago and Chilean firm Chirgwin to sign a partnership deal with Kumiko Skincare.

23 August 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

CGM and Pinheiro Guimarães steer Sony Music buy in Brazil

CGM Advogados has helped Sony Music acquire Brazilian independent music company Som Livre from counterpart Grupo Globo for 1.4 billion reais (US$254 million).

21 April 2021

AB InBev beer brand to sponsor Chile’s Colo Colo

Chilean law firm FerradaNehme has helped the local branch of Belgian brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev seal an agreement to sponsor one of Chile’s biggest football teams, Colo Colo.

13 January 2021

Brazil’s Barbosa Raimundo scores Flamengo legal manager

Brazil’s Barbosa, Raimundo, Gontijo e Câmara Advogados has hired the legal manager of Rio-based football club Flamengo as counsel.

16 July 2019

Mattos Filho hires former Pinheiro Neto counsel

In its third lateral hire this year, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has recruited a lawyer who previously spent 17 years at Pinheiro Neto Advogados.

15 July 2019

Leĝa ramps up consolidation drive by adding to senior partnership

Leĝa has become the second Venezuelan firm in the space of a month to promote, adding a labour lawyer to the top rank.

09 May 2019

Football rights deal probed by Chilean antitrust regulator

Chile’s competition watchdog has opened a Phase II investigation into US content provider Turner’s proposed purchase of Chilean football broadcasting rights because of concerns the deal could harm competition in the country’s pay-TV market.

14 June 2018

Chile tackles football league fees

Chile’s antitrust enforcer has urged its specialist competition court to fine the country’s National Professional Football Association (ANFP) €3.8 million, claiming that the entry fees it charges to teams promoted from its third tier to second division are anticompetitive. By Malina McLennan 

09 March 2018

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