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Masters of M&A

Masters of M&A

13 April 2012

Much of Latin America emerged largely unscathed from the global financial crisis and continues to feature a host of countries experiencing economic growth rates the US and Europe can only dream of. So it is little surprise that increasing numbers of multinationals should look to the region in search of new markets and higher returns on investment. Joe Rowley takes a look at the leading M&A lawyers best equipped to help acquisitive companies seal the deal

2011 at a glance

13 January 2012

Clare Bolton and Rosie Cresswell look back at the year that was in the Latin American legal market

Stevia: Sweetening the deal for Paraguayan law firms

12 October 2011

A naturally occurring sweetener low in carbohydrates and sugar has long been used by Paraguayans. But for years, the stevia plant has been a banned substance in Europe and the United States. Following 2008's FDA approval, at the end of this year the European Commission is expected to declare stevia harmless to health, opening Paraguay's doors to a host of new foreign investment opportunities.

Paraguayan competition law the result of compromise

30 June 2011

The competition law soon to be presented to the Paraguayan legislature is the result of a process of consensus between the government and the private sector, says a lawyer that worked on its drafting.

Gross Brown adds labour partner

25 May 2011

Paraguay's Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown has hired a new partner to head its labour and employment practice.

BBVA Paraguay calls on international names for landmark bond placement

14 February 2011

International heavyweights Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP have been brought on board to assist in Paraguay's first ever cross-border debt placement.

Paraguay firm hires new partner

Paraguay firm hires new partner

08 November 2010

Paraguay's Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown has hired the grandson of the founding member as a new partner.

Wanted: FDI

19 January 2010

In the belief that their country depends on more foreign direct investment for economic growth, Paraguay’s business lawyers have taken it into their own hands to generate it, finds Rosie Cresswell

Change is 'healthy' for Paraguay

21 April 2008

Members of Paraguay’s bar are optimistic about the country’s future after Fernando Lugo’s victory in Sunday’s presidential election.

Telecom Personal and Núcleo complete restructuring

21 January 2005

Argentine wireless communications provider Telecom Personal has successfully restructured its US$599 million financial debt with 24 banks and funds pursuant to its Acuerdo Preventivo Extrajudicial (APE). Concurrently, its Paraguayan subsidiary Núcleo SA has restructured its US$73.2 million of financial debt with a group of international lenders. The latter closed on November 22, and the former on November 30.