Work Area: Insurance & Reinsurance

DAC Beachcroft appoints new LatAm practice head

International firm DAC Beachcroft LLP has appointed Chilean insurance partner Andrés Amunátegui, 45, as head of its Latin America practice.

01 March 2018

Insurance lawyer re-joins Beccar Varela

Argentine firm Beccar Varela has welcomed back an insurance lawyer to lead and help expand the firm’s insurance and reinsurance department.

12 February 2018

Brazilian firms forecast a stronger 2018 with promotions

Following Brazil’s deepest recession in decades, the country’s firms have a positive outlook for 2018, reflected in promotions across multiple practice areas including insurance and reinsurance, real estate, banking and finance, corporate and energy.

09 February 2018

Bichara recruits from KLA

Brazilian firm Bichara Advogados has hired a corporate partner from KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados.

17 January 2018

Five Chilean firms promote

Chilean new year promotions are favouring corporate and tax lawyers as M&A work picks up and the OECD’s BEPS project looms large.

15 January 2018

Kennedys first foreign firm to open in Argentina under Macri

International firm Kennedys has opened an office in Argentina by absorbing a local firm it has been in association with since 2016, becoming the first international firm to open an office in the country since Mauricio Macri assumed the presidency.

02 January 2018

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

06 December 2017

Assurant acquires The Warranty Group in cross-border mega deal

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City and London and Prieto Abogados in Santiago have advised New York risk management solutions provider Assurant on its US$2.5 billion acquisition of insurance provider The Warranty Group.

07 November 2017

Argentina’s Sancor buys Banco del Sol

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Abogados has helped insurance group Sancor Seguros acquire Banco del Sol from its four controlling shareholders.

06 October 2017

Rosman Penalva hires partner from Brazil's credit guarantee fund

Brazilian firm Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale Advogados has hired Caetano de Vasconcellos Neto, the former legal director of the country's deposit insurance fund, the FGC.

23 August 2017

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