Morales & Besa in Santiago and Mayer Brown LLP in New York have helped Chilean power company CRC Transmisión get a US$385 million financing to build power transmission lines in northern and central Chile.
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.
Chilean firm Honorato Delaveau has hired a lawyer from Morales & Besa as director of its compliance and criminal law practice.
US firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados and Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped US content delivery network Akamai purchase Latin American counterpart Exceda.
Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?
Green and social responsibility bonds can drive up pricing and even company share value, but can also incur higher transaction costs – meaning companies considering issuing them must share the same values to be confident the bonds will pay off, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets conference – which took place on 19 November in São Paulo.
Milbank in New York and Carey in Chile have helped a subsidiary of Mainstream Renewable Power Chile, Cóndor Energía obtain US$580 million in financing for a group of renewable energy projects in the northern and southern regions of Chile.
In-house counsel and government representatives are invited to attend Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Capital Markets Conference on Tuesday 19 November in São Paulo, where panellists will assess the role of legal departments in public companies, among other topics.
In-house lawyers from investment bank Itaú BBA, aircraft manufacturer Embraer, Argentina’s YPF and Latin America’s largest pulp and paper company, Suzano, are set to speak at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets Conference, on Tuesday 19 November in São Paulo.
Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima; Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá; and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped US private equity firm Carlyle obtain a loan to finance its acquisition of kids entertainment business Coney Park from Peruvian editorial group El Comercio.