GCs from major companies across Latin America and the US gathered in Miami last week for LACCA’s 11th regional meeting to discuss some of the biggest issues currently affecting legal teams, including disruptive technologies, crisis management, regulatory hurdles, employee privacy matters and the challenges GCs contend with in today’s markets.
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Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.
Felsberg Advogados is representing a Brazilian state-owned bank that has asked for scandal-ridden construction group Odebrecht to be liquidated, arguing that a restructuring plan tabled by the company is unlawful.
The meeting will take place at the W Hotel in South Beach on Thursday, 10 October. The event is popular and fills up fast. LACCA members can reserve their place now by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The construction arm of Brazil’s Odebrecht Group has reached an out-of-court restructuring deal, with bondholders set to take a 55% discount.
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.
Latin Lawyer recorded 13 equity transaction in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between March and April with a combined value of more than US$3.6 billion.
Chilean pulp and paper maker CMPC has hired Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago to buy Brazilian tissue maker Sepac for 1.3 billion reais (US$335 million).
A discounted early booking rate for Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity – which takes place on Tuesday 8 October in New York – expires tomorrow.