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.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.
To celebrate Latin Lawyer's 20th anniversary, we asked leading members of the profession to chart the standout themes in the evolution of Latin America’s legal market over the past two decades.
DLA Piper LLP has hired the former US ambassador to Argentina as its new strategic advisor on Latin American issues, one month after the firm opened an office in Buenos Aires.
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.
DLA Piper LLP has signed a cooperation agreement with mid-sized Argentine firm Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly to establish a presence in Latin America’s third-biggest economy.
Twenty-nine Latin American and 10 international firms helped Latin American companies outside of Brazil and Mexico issue debt worth US$8.2 billion in April and May, according to information gathered by Latin Lawyer.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in London, New York and São Paulo, and Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly in Buenos Aires have helped the province of Buenos Aires make a global notes offering worth 30 billion pesos (US$1.6 billion).
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance, disputes and restructuring categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
Argentina’s national oil and gas operator YPF has paid US$114 million to a local gas pipeline company to satisfy an award by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), ending a dispute that had its roots in the country’s energy crisis of more than a decade ago.