Local lawyers have said antitrust enforcement in Argentina remains stagnant despite the competition authority appointing two new commissioners to resume its decision-making quorum for the first time in months.
Bomchil Abogados has helped Argentine airport operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 refinance US$120 million worth of debt.
Latin Lawyer recorded 41 debt capital markets deals in Argentina from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2.2 billion.
Covid-19 has left companies in hot water, with many falling behind on credit payments and commercial obligations. Law firms are busy keeping their clients’ businesses in the clear and trying to help them mitigate the financial problems covid-19 might cause.
Covid-19 has left companies in hot water, with many falling behind on credit payments and commercial obligations. LACCA considers how legal departments can keep their businesses in the clear and try to mitigate the financial problems covid-19 might cause their companies.
After the outbreak of covid-19, Argentina’s decision to delay presenting bondholders with an offer to restructure billions of its international debt did not come as a surprise to many. But local lawyers think the country must urgently take the bull by the horns if it wants to maintain access to international capital markets.
Knowing which external lawyers to hire can be a challenge for GCs, particularly as the market continues to be increasingly competitive. The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2020 research reveal some of Latin America’s best private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
Martínez de Hoz & Rueda has helped Argentina’s largest natural gas distributor Metrogas obtain a loan of 3.3 billion pesos (US$52 million).
Bomchil has advised on the construction of a new arena venue in Buenos Aires, as well as helping the company behind the project get a loan to fund it.
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.