Latin Lawyer celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018. In the first of two articles marking the occasion, we take a look at its early days, and chart how marketing became a requisite for many Latin American firms’ success.
The competition authorities of Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Chile have signed a joint statement on shared principles that will guide the implementation of their leniency regimes – following recent controversy in the region about the confidentiality of submitted applications.
M & M Bomchil Abogados has made two new partners in its litigation and capital markets departments, in the same month it bid adieu to respected arbitrator Guido Tawil and a corporate partner.
Respected arbitration partner Guido Tawil - one of the leading Argentine disputes lawyers of his generation - has left M & M Bomchil Abogados to practise independently, citing conflicts of interests as a result of his role as an arbitrator in several ongoing disputes as his reason for leaving.
Linklaters in New York and M & M Bomchil Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped a consortium win two contracts worth a combined US$3.2 billion in Argentina’s first public-private partnership (PPP) bid round.
Beccar Varela has helped private equity firm Acon and Argentine counterpart Humus Capital acquire a majority interest in biotechnology company Biosidus.
M & M Bomchil Abogados has bolstered its labour practice with a lateral hire, in preparation for changes in Argentina’s labour law regime.
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.
Argentina’s government has signed off on a new competition law, firing the starting gun on a new era of antitrust enforcement and merger control.
As Argentina moves to enact sweeping reforms to its competition law, the president of the country’s competition authority said cartel enforcement is his top priority.