Colombia is meant to be at the forefront of the most promising places to invest in Spanish-speaking Latin America, so why are lawyers worried about investors being scared off, asks Rosie Cresswell
Cross-border work in Latin America is a day-to-day reality that is only going to increase. What does this mean for relations between the region's legal markets, and is a home grown, regional one-stop shop a viable answer? asks Rosie Cresswell
The latest tax reforms passed by the Colombian government will generate "higher taxes" than additional collections in the past and lead to a "much more fair and social system,' according to lawyers with expertise in the field, who add that the law could have been better drafted.
BP hired Colombian firm Lewin & Wills Abogados and energy boutique Suarez Camacho Abogados SAS to advise on its sale of assets in the country, it has emerged.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and Lewin & Wills Abogados are acting for BP, as the company sells off Colombian assets to state oil company Ecopetrol and Canada’s Talisman energy.
With Nestlé’s growth in Latin America showing no signs of stalling, even through the financial crisis, David Thorley talks to the in-house lawyers supporting the company’s development in the region
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP has represented South Africa-based media group Naspers in its acquisition of Brazilian e-commerce company BuscaPé.
Latin America's next generation of lawyers have a clear idea of what they want, but can the region's law firms give it to them? Rosie Cresswell looks to Colombia's legal market for a case study
Fifteen Colombian law firms have formed a pro-bono foundation aimed at improving access to justice for the poor and under-represented communities.
Colombian tax lawyer Adrian Rodriguez has left Sidley Austin LLP in New York to rejoin his former firm in Colombia, Lewin & Wills Abogados, as a partner.