Guatemala has failed to knock out a US$350 million DR-CAFTA (Dominican Republic-Central America free trade agreement) claim by two US mining investors, with a divided tribunal concluding they were entitled to pursue claims for reflective loss – despite the state’s arguments it could lead to double recovery.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexico’s state-owned electricity provider Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) make a US$900 million debt offering.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to present all the shortlisted deals and cases for all categories of our upcoming 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has helped HSBC México obtain a US$315 million loan.
A tribunal has been constituted at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) to hear a US$74 million investment treaty claim brought against Guatemala by holding companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman.
Four White and Case LLP offices and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean telecoms company WOM obtain a US$660 financing through a syndicated loan and a bond offering.
Mexico’s proposed leniency and immunity guidelines do not create sufficient limitations on revoking leniency, nor sufficient safeguards for applicants to prevent such revocations, the American Bar Association (ABA) has said.
Four White & Case LLP offices and BKM | Berkemeyer in Asunción have helped consortium Rutas del Este – formed by Spanish construction company Sacyr and local counterpart Ocho – obtain a US$658 million hybrid financing for Paraguay’s first ever public-private partnership (PPP).
Baker McKenzie LLP has bolstered its Mexico City office by hiring a former White & Case SC partner, while a former associate returns as counsel to reinforce the firm’s Latin America practice in Miami after a year at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.