Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.
Join speakers from SABMiller, Mastercard, Panama’s Financial Transparency Task Force, Florida’s International Banking Association and more at Latin Lawyer’s inaugural tax summit in Miami this November. Buy tickets now to benefit from a discounted rate.
With political and economic change on the horizon for many Latin American countries, 2014 was marked by a slew of strategic hires in the region’s legal markets. Whether it be Mexico’s energy reforms, Argentina’s upcoming presidential elections or Brazil’s newly elected parliament, law firms spent 2014 gearing up for what is expected to be a busy year ahead. Vincent Manancourt takes a look at some of the most memorable developments in Latin America’s legal markets over the last 12 months
Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados and Lewin & Wills Abogados have helped German pharmaceutical company Grünenthal acquire the project portfolio of Colombian laboratory Biogen.
In a bid to tackle the anomaly of having one of the highest unemployment rates in Latin America in spite of seeing one of its fastest growing economies, earlier this month Colombia proposed a series of tax reforms in a bid to boost employment and reduce inequality.
Colombia’s burgeoning oil and gas industry continues to evolve. With the latest bidding just underway, Rosie Cresswell asks what trends to expect next
With the gaze of international oil companies increasingly turning to Colombia’s vibrant oil & gas sector, the first afternoon session of Latin Lawyer’s Third Annual Oil & Gas Conference brought together experts from the country’s leading firms and the in-house counsel of one of the industry’s most visible exploration and production companies to discuss the potential impact of increased regulation on Colombia’s upstream industry.
To mark the launch of the 14th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, for the next three weeks Latin Lawyer will reflect on the developments that have taken place in each of Latin America’s key legal markets over the past 12 months. In the fifth in the series, we look at the region’s third largest economy: Colombia.
On Monday Colombia’s finance minister revealed details of an ambitious plans to overhaul some 900 articles in the country’s tax code, but tax lawyers say they have not being adequately consulted on the measures and warn proposed changes must not unfairly target the country’s growing oil & gas and mining sectors.
On Wednesday the US approved three free trade agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia and Panama worth an estimated US$13 billion, but lawyers say substantial barriers still remain in some industries and settlement mechanisms in the bills raise a number of questions over who would have jurisdiction should a dispute arise.