Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima; Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá; and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped US private equity firm Carlyle obtain a loan to finance its acquisition of kids entertainment business Coney Park from Peruvian editorial group El Comercio.
Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Canadian electricity investors Northland Power acquire a 99% stake in Colombian utilities provider Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EBSA) for US$1 billion.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Argentina and Uruguay are the only countries in Latin America to meet the EU’s data protection adequacy criteria – but others are looking to follow suit soon, lawyers have said.
Baker McKenzie LLP in Santiago, Bogotá and Lima has helped Colombian private equity company Altra Investments invest in Chilean finance group Avla, together with several other investors that include German development bank KfW.
Baker McKenzie LLP has made Bogotá-based Claudia Benavides global chair of the firm’s dispute resolution group, amid further promotions at its office in Peru.
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.
Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
As news of brown envelopes stuffed with cash and cyanide poisoning grab headlines in Colombia, lawyers at a roundtable Latin Lawyer held in Bogotá discuss how the country’s war on corruption is changing the legal landscape.
Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised on the most debt transactions in October in Spanish-speaking Latin America, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.