Work Area: Environment

Hamburg Süd snaps up CCNI’s container-shipping assets

German law firm CMS Hasche Sigle has helped shipping company Hamburg Süd acquire Compañía Chilena de Navegación Interoceánica (CCNI)’s container-shipping business for US$160 million, which required antitrust approval in multiple Latin American jurisdictions.

15 April 2015

Petrobras divests Argentine assets amid corruption probe

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal and M & M Bomchil Abogados have helped Argentina’s Compañía General de Combustibles (CGC) snap up hydrocarbon assets from Petrobras in Argentina as the embattled Brazilian company begins a worldwide divestment scheme to stay out of the red amid corruption allegations.

08 April 2015

Avah eyes expansion with double hire

Mexico’s Avah Legal has hired two lawyers to head its litigation and infrastructure practices as part of an aggressive expansion plan that includes mergers with local labour and criminal boutiques and the opening of further offices.

13 February 2015

Ten more firms announce new partners

Firms in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and the US have made promotions.

21 January 2015

More LatAm firms make promotions

Firms in Mexico and the US have announced a slew of partner and counsel promotions.

12 January 2015

2014: a year in review

With political and economic change on the horizon for many Latin American countries, 2014 was marked by a slew of strategic hires in the region’s legal markets. Whether it be Mexico’s energy reforms, Argentina’s upcoming presidential elections or Brazil’s newly elected parliament, law firms spent 2014 gearing up for what is expected to be a busy year ahead. Vincent Manancourt takes a look at some of the most memorable developments in Latin America’s legal markets over the last 12 months

08 January 2015

Latin Lawyer’s conference schedule for 2015

Read on to find out the confirmed dates for Latin Lawyer’s conference schedule next year, plus other events in the region from our sister publications LACCA and Global Arbitration Review.

12 December 2014

Tauil & Chequer makes environment hires as former head joins Motta Fernandes

As Tauil & Chequer environment head Luiz Gustavo Bezerra starts work at Motta, Fernandes Rocha - Advogados, his former firm has hired a partner and four associates from an environmental boutique.

14 November 2014

CMPC returns to international debt markets

The New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados have helped Chilean pulp and paper company CMPC issue notes worth US$500 million.

25 September 2014

Protests in DC as Pacific Rim ICSID hearings get underway

Demonstrators gathered in Washington, DC, last week as the merits hearing in a US mining company's dispute with the government of El Salvador goes ahead at ICSID.

22 September 2014

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