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Azevedo Sette hires banking partner in Brazil
Azevedo Sette hires banking partner in Brazil

Azevedo Sette hires banking partner in Brazil

10 August 2020

Azevedo Sette Advogados has added its fifth new partner since February, this time strengthening its banking and finance practice by recruiting an in-house counsel.

Chevron defeats bid to enforce Amazonian pollution judgment
Chevron defeats bid to enforce Amazonian pollution judgment

Chevron defeats bid to enforce Amazonian pollution judgment

10 August 2020

The Argentine Supreme Court has refused to enforce a US$9.5 billion judgment against Chevron over environmental pollution in the Amazon that a United Nations Commission On International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has found to be a denial of justice.

Guerrero Olivos and Baker McKenzie in Chilean ice cream buy
Guerrero Olivos and Baker McKenzie in Chilean ice cream buy

Guerrero Olivos and Baker McKenzie in Chilean ice cream buy

10 August 2020

Guerrero Olivos in Santiago has helped Chilean food company Carozzi buy assets from Unilever Chile for US$21 million, including its local ice cream subsidiaries and the rights to sell some of the world’s most popular ice cream brands in Chile.

Colombia's competition agency fines military rations cartel
Colombia's competition agency fines military rations cartel

Colombia's competition agency fines military rations cartel

10 August 2020

Colombia’s competition authority has punished four food suppliers for rigging bids to provide the country’s military with food for ration packs and, for the first time, has imposed the maximum fine on an individual for violating competition law.

Argentine agribusiness gets US$100 million IFC boost
Argentine agribusiness gets US$100 million IFC boost

Argentine agribusiness gets US$100 million IFC boost

10 August 2020

Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly LLP in New York and Nicholson y Cano Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provide a US$100 million loan to Argentine agribusiness Adecoagro.

Panamanian firms in Cirsa financing
Panamanian firms in Cirsa financing

Panamanian firms in Cirsa financing

10 August 2020

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and Panama’s Morgan & Morgan have helped Spanish-based entertainment company Cirsa obtain two loans worth 75 million euros (US$85 million).

Pinheiro Neto, BMA and Mattos Filho in Brazilian fashion IPO
Pinheiro Neto, BMA and Mattos Filho in Brazilian fashion IPO

Pinheiro Neto, BMA and Mattos Filho in Brazilian fashion IPO

07 August 2020

Pinheiro Neto Advogados and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazil’s Grupo de Moda Soma raise 1.8 billion reais (US$355 million) in its initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, the B3.

Canadian miner raises funds for gold project in Colombia
Canadian miner raises funds for gold project in Colombia

Canadian miner raises funds for gold project in Colombia

07 August 2020

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP in Toronto and Dentons in Calgary and Bogotá have helped Canadian miner Caldas Gold raise US$37 million in an equity issuance to expand its mining operations in Colombia.

LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers
LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers

LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers

07 August 2020

Today is the last day to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for Latin Lawyer’s sister publication LACCA’s 7th annual awards.

Several firms help Brazil’s Rumo to green financing
Several firms help Brazil’s Rumo to green financing

Several firms help Brazil’s Rumo to green financing

07 August 2020

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York, and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian logistics company issue debt worth US$500 million to fund sustainable projects.