Work Area: Environment

Mattos Filho launches ESG practice

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados opened an environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practice yesterday, making it one of the few law firms in Latin America to have a standalone practice dedicated to sustainability and social impact matters.

16 September 2020

Cleary and Skadden involved in largest ever green bond by FEMSA

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has helped Coca-Cola FEMSA issue its first green bonds on the international capital markets ­– the largest ever green issuance by a Latin American company – worth US$705 million.

07 September 2020

Morales & Besa appoints environmental director in Chile

Morales & Besa has strengthened its regulatory and environmental practice by promoting a lawyer to director.

28 July 2020

Trench Rossi Watanabe promotes four

Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has strengthened its corporate, environment, finance and tax areas following the promotion of four lawyers to partner.

01 July 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Is covid-19 a force for a more sustainable world?

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

The covid-19 pandemic has devastated economies and populations across the world, leaving many people and companies vulnerable. But there is an upside: carbon emissions are decreasing, air pollution levels are down and damaged ecosystems are recovering. With businesses returning to varying degrees of normality over the coming months, can companies keep with the trend and make their business models more sustainable?

15 June 2020

UK firm SPG Law rebrands with Brazilian name partners

UK litigation firm SPG Law has rebranded to PGMBM, with three Brazilian lawyers as name partners.

12 June 2020

González Calvillo announces new partners and counsel

Mexico's González Calvillo, SC has promoted two senior associates to partner and another three to counsel, strengthening its capital markets, project finance, data privacy, litigation and environmental practices.

03 June 2020

Peru pollution claims revived by arbitration court

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has begun hearing parallel treaty and contract claims against Peru relating to environmental pollution in the Andes, four years after the dismissal of an earlier case administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

14 February 2020

Clifford Chance and Galicia in Korean backed debt financing in Mexico

Four Clifford Chance LLP offices and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped a group of international and Mexican investors buy notes issued by a US subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) worth US$400 million to refinance debt connected to a Mexican power plant.

14 February 2020

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