Work Area: Environment

Marval helps US environmentalist donate land to Argentine park

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has helped the prominent US environmentalist Douglas Tompkins donate 15,000 hectares worth of land to Argentina’s National Parks Administration, incorporating it into the Perito Moreno national park, a popular tourist attraction in the southern province of Santa Cruz.

12 June 2013

Mattos Muriel boosts tax and capital markets with double hires

Brazil’s Mattos Muriel Kestener Advogados has hired two partners to boost its tax litigation and capital markets areas.

06 June 2013

Latin Lawyer’s Oil & Gas Conference: challenges to Colombia’s new oil and gas frontiers

Delays in environmental licensing, ethnic communities and social unrest were laid down as some of the key challenges facing Colombia’s burgeoning oil and gas industry at Latin Lawyer’s Fourth Oil and Gas Conference on Tuesday, as exploration of the country’s first deepwater and unconventional resources prepares to get underway.

30 May 2013

Carey helps Codelco meet renewable energy targets

Carey has helped Chile’s state-owned miner Codelco purchase renewable non-conventional energy (RNCE) credits from wind farm owner Norvind and biofuel producer Arauco Bioenergía in order to meet government sustainable energy targets.

25 April 2013

Campos Mello adds two to partnership

Brazilian firm Campos Mello Advogados has brought in two partners to boost its environment and tax practices, hiring from a US firm and the in-house team of a cosmetics company.

19 April 2013

Mattos Filho promotes seven to partner to boost core areas

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has promoted seven associates to partner, one of the larger additions to the partnership in a single wave to have been made by a Latin American firm.

10 April 2013

Growing pains

Chile has one of the most stable economies in Latin America, experiencing steady growth year on year. As the country’s corporate sphere becomes more sophisticated, so too must its regulation – but as lawyers in Santiago report, the road towards a mature regulatory framework is not without bumps, hears Rosie Cresswell

04 April 2013

Bichara Barata hires two partners

Brazilian firm Bichara, Barata & Costa Advogados has hired two new partners to boost its real estate and environment practices.

25 March 2013

Colombia wrangling over indigenous rights

The intractable problem of managing indigenous rights is reaching new heights in Colombia, with a new mining law set to expire in two months, and presenting a legal conundrum for the economy as a whole.

08 March 2013

Mattos Muriel hires environmental specialist

Mattos Muriel Kestener has boosted its environmental department with the hiring of a new partner, Walter Senise.

06 March 2013

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