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Litigation

Creditors object to LATAM debtor-in-possession loan

LATAM Airlines has run into judicial hurdles during its voluntary Chapter 11 proceeding, after creditors filed an objection to its US$2.45 billion debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan from Oaktree Capital Management and the airlines’ shareholders.

After covid-19: the next chapter for arbitration finance in Latin America

Ex-Sáenz & Asociados partners launch new firm in Central America

Features

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

Interested third party

The growth of arbitration as a means to settle disputes in Latin America presents an opportunity for third-party funding to thrive, resulting in greater access to justice, particularly for cash-strapped claimants. But teaming up with a third-party financier can also raise novel concerns that must be considered at the outset. Zachary Krug, senior investment officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding in London, and Leonardo Viveiros, chief legal officer at Brazil’s Leste Litigation Finance, present the pros and cons

Strategy & management

Survival techniques

Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping.

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Mar 24

POSTPONED - Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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May 07

POSTPONED - Latin Lawyer 14th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Thu, 7th May 2020