Foley & Lardner LLP’s Miami office has hired a foreign consultant from DLA Piper.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
DLA Piper LLP in the US and LatamLex in San Salvador and Tegucigalpa have helped The Coca-Cola Company buy two drinks trademarks from Salvadorian beverage company La Constancia and another from Cervecería Hondureña.
Colombia’s Termomorichal has hired DLA Piper LLP in Puerto Rico and Bogotá to obtain refinancing for a power project that supplies an Ecopetrol oil field in eastern Colombia.
A US court has refused to enforce a US shipbuilder’s US$129 million award against Venezuela’s ministry of defence in a 17-year dispute over a contract to upgrade two missile-armed navy frigates.
Telefónica Brasil has agreed to pay a US$4.1 million penalty to settle charges brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the company gave soccer tickets to government officials. The officials it gave gifts to had the power to help steer business to Telefónica, the SEC said.
Eighteen international law firms and 39 Brazilian outfits have helped steer 56 M&A deals that were announced, signed or closed in January and February, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
A former Argentine government lawyer who has defended the state in several International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) cases has joined DLA Piper (Argentina) as a partner in Buenos Aires.
DLA Piper LLP’s association firm in Brazil, Campos Mello Advogados, has promoted two lawyers to partner to strengthen its corporate and disputes practices, while DLA Piper's Madrid office has appointed a Latin America-focused partner.
Multiple offices from DLA Piper, and Brazilian firm Campos Mello Advogados in Rio de Janeiro have helped a martime subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Swire Group acquire Hamburg Süd’s container shipping business.