Litigation

Dentons’ Colombia office hires partner from Mexican firm

Colombian firm Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has recruited a partner from Mexican firm Sánchez Devanny to lead its business development efforts and support multijurisdictional deals in a rare cross-border hire.

European utility companies fight over Brazil’s Eletropaulo

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados; Rosman, Penalva, Souza Leão, Franco, Vale Advogados and Yazbek Advogados in São Paulo have helped Italian utilities company Enel buy a 74% stake in Brazil’s largest power distributor Eletropaulo for 5.6 billion reais (US$1.4 billion), but the deal is now ensnared in dispute proceedings after a hard-fought bid war ended in disagreement.

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


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Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Firms that practice in this area

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 5th Annual Labour & Employment