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Chinese investor threatens Ecuador over stalled mining project
Chinese investor threatens Ecuador over stalled mining project

Chinese investor threatens Ecuador over stalled mining project

24 February 2020

A Chinese mining company has threatened Ecuador with a US$480 million treaty claim after its gold and silver project was hit by protests from community activists and its operations halted under a local court order.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

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.

Ecuador first to issue sovereign social bonds
Ecuador first to issue sovereign social bonds

Ecuador first to issue sovereign social bonds

05 February 2020

Three Hogan Lovells LLP offices have helped Ecuador become the world’s first country to issue sovereign social bonds, worth US$400 million, which it will use to fund its nationwide social housing project.

Mercedes distributor continues LatAm expansion
Mercedes distributor continues LatAm expansion

Mercedes distributor continues LatAm expansion

14 January 2020

Morrisons & Forrester LLP in New York, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped British car retailer and distributor Inchcape acquire Uruguay and Ecuador’s Mercedes-Benz trader, Autolider.

An uber defence strategy: Litigation Management Award
An uber defence strategy: Litigation Management Award

An uber defence strategy: Litigation Management Award

20 December 2019

Companies such as Uber with disruptive business models can often find themselves at the centre of media, government and labour scandals – as a result, litigation counsel must always have solutions, not just strategies, at their fingertips to maintain the company’s operations. Sandra Monroy, recipient of this year’s Litigation Management Award, tells LACCA about how she defends the company’s reputation in the Andean region, all while challenging regulators to cement Uber’s position in the Latin American market.

Change on the horizon
Change on the horizon

Change on the horizon

29 November 2019

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

All claims dismissed in Colombia-Ecuador telecoms arbitration dispute
All claims dismissed in Colombia-Ecuador telecoms arbitration dispute

All claims dismissed in Colombia-Ecuador telecoms arbitration dispute

25 July 2019

A Quito-seated tribunal has dismissed claims by both sides in a US$39 million joint venture dispute between Colombian and Ecuadorean state-owned telecoms companies that also gave rise to the threat of a treaty claim.

State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists
State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists

State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists

20 June 2019

Many Latin American national oil companies are increasingly willing to relinquish control of exploration and production efforts to private corporations, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas, which took place in May at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

Ferrere and Bustamante confirm role in Ecuador’s latest oil bidding round
Ferrere and Bustamante confirm role in Ecuador’s latest oil bidding round

Ferrere and Bustamante confirm role in Ecuador’s latest oil bidding round

17 June 2019

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped two companies win Ecuadorean oil production sharing contracts in a bidding round that will generate investments worth nearly US$1.2 billion.

Bustamante and Ferrere behind massive Ecuadorian pharma deal
Bustamante and Ferrere behind massive Ecuadorian pharma deal

Bustamante and Ferrere behind massive Ecuadorian pharma deal

17 May 2019

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped a Chilean subsidiary of Fomento Económico Mexicano (FEMSA) – best known as the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler – acquire Ecuadorian pharmaceutical group Corporacion GPF, snapping up 620 stores across the country.