Work Area: Litigation

Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head

Brazilian disputes boutique Marchini Botelho Caselta Advogados has hired a former chief compliance officer and litigation head of drinks giant Anheuser-Busch InBev to lead its arbitration and compliance groups.

30 October 2020

Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced

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The winners in all 10 categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards are revealed here.

29 September 2020

Aguilar Castillo Love expands in Ecuador with Bustamante hire

Central American law firm Aguilar Castillo Love has hired an energy lawyer from Bustamante & Bustamante in Ecuador, adding its second partner in Quito this year.

29 September 2020

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

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Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.

21 September 2020

Ex-Estudio O’Farrell partners revive former firm

Two former partners of Argentina’s Estudio O'Farrell Abogados – including the most recent managing partner – have left to relaunch their former firm, García Pullés & Calatrava Abogados.

10 September 2020

Ferrere steers Uruguayan pharma litigation to victory

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped private equity group Linzor Capital Partners, the owner of Uruguayan pharmaceutical chain Farmashop, win a US$120 million litigation against the government challenging limits to the number of drug stores it operates in the country, with an appeals court deciding the restrictions impeded free trade.

02 September 2020

ECIJA adds partner with Romero Pineda hire in El Salvador

Spanish law firm ECIJA has bolstered its IP offering in El Salvador by hiring a lawyer from local Latin Lawyer 250 firm Romero Pineda & Asociados as partner.

26 August 2020

Gómez-Pinzón partner becomes of counsel

Respected Colombian disputes partner William Araque Jaimes has been appointed of counsel after 12 years as partner at Gómez-Pinzón.

14 August 2020

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.

30 July 2020

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

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The rise in demand for dispute resolution in Latin America has spurred the creation of a handful local arbitration funders in recent years. Covid-19 opens the door to new opportunities – and challenges – for this breed of investor. Detlef Huber, managing director at Carpentum Capital, a Swiss litigation fund specialised in Latin America, explains why.

17 July 2020

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