Work Area: Environment

Kahatt leaves Santiváñez to relaunch boutique in Peru

Prominent environmental lawyer Karim Kahatt has left Peruvian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Santiváñez Abogados after 10 years to relaunch Kahatt Abogados.

22 January 2020

IFC and NADB grant green loans to Mexican solar projects

González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City has helped Mexican energy company IEnova obtain two green loans worth US$200 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and North American Development Bank (NADB) to construct four solar plants.

13 December 2019

Demarest and Lefosse behind Taesa green bonds

Transmissora Aliança de Energia Elétrica (Taesa) has hired Demarest Advogados to raise US$141 million (508 million reais) in a green bonds issuance.

18 November 2019

Chile's AES Gener issues first hybrid green bonds in the Americas

Claro & Cía in Santiago has helped Chilean energy provider AES Gener raise US$450 million in what is thought to be the first hybrid green bond issuance in the Americas.

05 November 2019

Tauil & Chequer hires another Mattos Filho partner

For the second time in 2019, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has hired a partner from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados – this time recruiting Rio de Janeiro-based environmental lawyer Luiz Gustavo Escorcio Bezerra. Bezerra, 39, joined Tauil & Chequer on 14 October. He returns to the firm where he worked from 2008 to 2014, bringing five associates with him.

18 October 2019

Lefosse environmental head leaves for CGM

The former head of Lefosse Advogados’ environmental law practice has left to lead the same department at CGM Advogados in Brazil.

17 October 2019

Going green in Guatemala

As Guatemala becomes the latest Latin American country to ban single-use plastic products, local lawyers say legal departments will be essential to ensuring their companies comply with new obligations and can transition to more sustainable ways of operating.

01 October 2019

Veirano boosts agribusiness practice with partner hire

Veirano Advogados has recruited an agribusiness partner with more than 10 years of in-house experience to attract more clients from one of Brazil’s most powerful industries.

23 August 2019

Lefosse boosts environmental practice with third partner hire in 2019

Against a backdrop of legislative changes and catastrophic environmental incidents in Brazil, Lefosse Advogados has strengthened its environmental offer by hiring a former Machado Meyer Advogados lawyer to lead the practice.

02 August 2019

Rodrigo Elías makes two new partners

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has promoted two lawyers to partner, strengthening its corporate finance and mining practices.

12 July 2019

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