07 November 2018
Chilean law firms Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Morales & Besa helped Latin American companies raise the largest sums in debt capital markets transactions that took place outside Brazil between July and September, while Clifford Chance LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP were the international firms that closed the highest number of debt issuances.
25 October 2018
After reportedly being acquired by a private equity firm known for its funding of ICSID cases, a Panamanian holding company has threatened to bring an investment treaty claim against Uruguay over the renationalisation of an airline.
19 October 2018
Regional firm Ferrere has launched a programme that pairs first-time mothers at the firm with senior women professionals to provide them tips and support on how to balance work with childcare.
24 September 2018
Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise as much as US$110 billion through more than 350 debt and equity capital markets deals during the first half of 2018, based on Latin Lawyer data.
14 September 2018
Ferrere (Bolivia) advised beverage producer Chilena Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) on its acquisition of 51% of shares in Bebidas Bolivianas (BBO), for a price of US$8.5 million.
10 August 2018
Uruguay's president Tabaré Vázquez has revealed that the UK owners of a mining company have made good on a threat to bring a US$3.5 billion investment treaty claim against the state over a concession to mine for iron ore and facilitate its transportation to other parts of the world.
09 July 2018
Argentina and Uruguay have both passed new international arbitration laws based on the UNCITRAL Model Law.
06 July 2018
White & Case LLP in Madrid, Miami and New York, and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped UK private equity-owned Atlas Renewable Energy refinance two solar power projects in Uruguay in a US$114 million deal.
19 June 2018
CMS Hasche Sigle in Hamburg and Ferrere (Uruguay) in Montevideo has helped German wind turbine maker Enercon obtain project finance worth US$70 million for its Uruguayan wind farm operator Ladaner.
24 May 2018
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.