The Bolivian Gas Export Ban has Torpedoed an LNG Project

Gastón Bilder, of Empresa Petrolera Chaco SA, examines the issues surrounding Bolivia's controversial ban on natural gas exports.

01 February 2004

Chile: 20 under 40

Sophisticated, modern and internationalist, Chile has a highly developed legal market, with several established firms. Although senior attorneys tend to be younger than elsewhere in the region, there is still an impressive range of talent in the next generation. Latin Lawyer’s Under 40 identifies the country’s upcoming young lawyers, profiled here in their own words and those of peers and clients.

27 October 2003

Making Up the Law

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but good legal work should be more than skin deep. L’Oréal's associate general counsel Patrick Sabatier certainly thinks so.

25 August 2003

Venezuela: 25 under 40

Latin Lawyer’s Under 40 series looks to Venezuela, where despite the political issues, some of the region’s finest lawyers are still managing to garner impressive international attention. We asked practitioners and clients worldwide to choose the top young lawyers. Click through to view the profiles of those who made the final cut.

02 August 2003

Argentina: Forty under 40

Though Argentina has suffered an economic crisis, its legal market is far from beleaguered. Thriving on the challenges that the recent climate has provided, clients and international colleagues agree that recent deals and transactions have allowed an array of young talent to shine through, as seen in Latin Lawyer’s 40 under 40 survey. Practitioners and clients told us who had impressed them, and they are profiled here in their own words and those of peers and clients.

27 June 2003

Avoiding Another Lost Decade

In the midst of yet another round of sovereign debt restructurings, some commentaters have proposed that the world needs a more organised system. Sergio Galvis of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York looks at the conflicting proposals and argues that one in particular would be highly detrimental to the health of the system.

14 June 2003

Young Guns

The biggest market in Latin America in terms of GDP, Mexico is undoubtedly important, and its legal market is one of the most diverse in the region. Latin Lawyer’s Under 40 survey introduces you to the younger generation of Mexican lawyers, profiled here in their own words and those of peers and clients.

01 March 2003

Ulhôa Canto in electricity privatisation

Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados has advised the State of Paraná in the launching of a tender offer for the acquisition of 14.96 per cent of the voting stock of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

20 September 2001

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