Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami last month.
Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.
Clifford Chance LLP in New York, six offices from Central American firm Arias & Muñoz, Mexico's Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and Dias Carneiro Advogados in São Paulo have helped Peruvian drinks maker Aje obtain a syndicated loan worth US$88 million, in a cross-border deal involving 13 Latin American jurisdictions.
As we round up our tour of the region’s legal markets following the publication of the 18th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, today we look at Venezuela.
Venezuelan firm Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque has recruited a counsel and a partner to join its tax and administrative departments, as part of a strategy to adapt to the country’s economic crisis and to prepare for the future.
With Venezuela gearing up for seven days of official mourning after yesterday’s announcement of the death of President Hugo Chávez at the age of 58, members of the country’s legal community have urged his successor to “build inclusiveness” within the country, while pointing out that a number of ambiguities within the country’s constitution must be clarified before a new president can be appointed.
Clifford Chance LLP, through its New York office, and Dutch firm NautaDutilh New York PC have advised Peruvian beverages producer and distributor Ajegroup on a follow-on offering of US$150 million worth of notes in the international markets.
Venezuela’s WDA Legal has hired two lawyers as partner and counsel to boost its corporate and arbitration offerings.
Today one of the region’s more complex legal markets, Venezuela, is the subject of our daily analysis of the coverage in the new edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.
Davis Polk & Wardwell has represented Latin America's biggest restaurant operator Arcos Dorados in a US$450 million bond offering in the US.