Argentina’s National Commission for the Defence of Competition (CNDC) has fined three pharmacy organisations a total of about 6.5 million pesos (US$325,390 dollars) for price cartelisation, restrictive advertising practices and anticompetitively regulating operating hours.
Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Miami have acted as lead counsel to Argentine Corporación América Airports on its US$485 million IPO, made on the New York Stock Exchange.
Argentine oil and gas company Compañía General de Combustibles has hired regular counsel M & M Bomchil Abogados to issue notes worth US$100 million, in the country’s first ever non-recourse debt issuance.
The upper house of Argentina’s parliament has passed a bill adopting the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Law as part of a major overhaul of the country's arbitration legislation ahead of the IBA Arbitration Day in Buenos Aires next year.
Argentina's competition watchdog has handed down more than US$1 million in fines to 15 health clinics and a local trade association for forming a price-fixing cartel.
Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.
As Argentina inches closer to introducing corporate criminal liability for bribery offences, lawyers say prosecutors will need to apply some creative thinking if they want to settle one of the country's most high-profile corruption scandals.
The New York and Miami offices of Greenberg Traurig LLP and Argentine firm M & M Bomchil Abogados have helped aviation company Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 issue US$400 million worth of notes.
Clifford Chance LLP’s Madrid office and Uruguayan firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause have helped Spanish renewable energy company SAETA Yield purchase two Uruguayan wind farm owners for approximately US$65 million.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.