Work Area: Environment

Dentons Muñoz hires three senior lawyers in Costa Rica

Dentons Muñoz has strengthened its hand in San José by hiring one in-house lawyer and two consultants as directors.

10 July 2019

Weathering a natural disaster storm

In-house counsel from across the region share their views on how legal teams can successfully prepare their companies to deal with natural disasters, from deciding what insurance to choose to steering a successful claim if disaster does strike.   

24 June 2019

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas hires environmental practice director

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has hired a new director for its environmental practice in Bogotá by recruiting from Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia).

13 June 2019

Norsk Hydro resumes Brazilian operations after spillage

Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown and Silveira, Athias, Soriano de Mello, Guimarães, Pinheiro & Scaff have helped an alumina refinery owned by Norway’s Norsk Hydro resume full operation after two federal court rulings.

12 June 2019

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

Panellists at Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – called for the increased use of dispute boards in Latin American construction projects to stop them being put on hold.

01 May 2019

Machado Meyer hires from Pinheiro Neto and promotes nine

In its second big announcement of the year, Machado Meyer Advogados has hired another associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner and promoted nine more to the top rank.

28 March 2019

Ecotierra launches first LatAm sustainable land fund in Peru

McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Québec City and Montreal and Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas have helped Canadian agroforestry project developer Ecotierra launch its first Latin America fund, which will invest in reforestation.

26 March 2019

PPU absorbs two boutiques in Colombia

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has incorporated environmental and white-collar crime boutiques.

22 March 2019

Hogan Lovells promotes three to counsel in Mexico City

Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has strengthened its regulatory and corporate practices, promoting three lawyers to counsel to broaden the firm’s top-tier offering as transactional work decreases.

19 February 2019

News in brief – 14 January

This week’s news in brief sees a high-level Peruvian official resign over corruption allegations and Guatemala’s constitutional court overturn the president’s controversial withdrawal from the CICIG; the world’s second-largest lithium producer has its compliance plan approved by Chilean environmental authorities, while Brazil’s competition agency has recommended Petrobras sell almost a third of its refineries.

14 January 2019

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