Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Colombia’s Lloreda Camacho & Co have helped Continental Gold obtain a US$100 million loan.
Torys LLP in Toronto and Calgary and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped investment group Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda provide project financing totalling US$100 million to Canadian mining company Continental Gold for its Colombian mining project.
Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
As news of brown envelopes stuffed with cash and cyanide poisoning grab headlines in Colombia, lawyers at a roundtable Latin Lawyer held in Bogotá discuss how the country’s war on corruption is changing the legal landscape.
Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.
Lloreda Camacho & Co has helped Colombian container company Greif petition for anti-dumping duties on 208-litre metal container drums imported from Chile.
Telecoms giants América Móvil and Telefónica have satisfied a Bogotá Chamber of Commerce award worth US$1.6 billion in favour of the Colombian government, while reserving their rights to challenge the outcome through investment treaty arbitration.
Colombia has been awarded US$1.4 billion in a claim against two telecoms groups that has given rise to two investment treaty disputes - including one that has gone previously unreported.
Colombia’s Lloreda Camacho & Co has helped a JV between Colombian constructor KMA Construcciones and its Spanish counterpart Ortiz Construcciones win a US$722 million concession to build a highway in the north of Colombia.
A US energy investor has resubmitted an ICSID case against Guatemala, six months after an annulment committee found that the bulk of the US$243 million damages claim had been dismissed without adequate reasoning.