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Holland & Knight poaches LatAm partner from Paul Hastings
Holland & Knight poaches LatAm partner from Paul Hastings

Holland & Knight poaches LatAm partner from Paul Hastings

30 September 2020

Holland & Knight LLP has strengthened its Latin American corporate and capital markets offering in New York by hiring a partner from Paul Hastings LLP’s São Paulo office.

Five firms seal landmark transmission line financing in Colombia
Five firms seal landmark transmission line financing in Colombia

Five firms seal landmark transmission line financing in Colombia

25 September 2020

Norton Rose Fulbright in São Paulo and New York, Colombia’s Brigard Urrutia and Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian holding company Alupar get a US$164 million project financing to build a transmission line in Colombia.

Ex-Obama official to co-chair Holland & Knight’s global trade group
Ex-Obama official to co-chair Holland & Knight’s global trade group

Ex-Obama official to co-chair Holland & Knight’s global trade group

29 July 2020

Holland & Knight LLP has appointed a former Barack Obama undersecretary to co-head its international trade department, bringing years of experience working in Latin American trade to the role.

Colombian watchdog to probe Zoom’s data privacy
Colombian watchdog to probe Zoom’s data privacy

Colombian watchdog to probe Zoom’s data privacy

01 May 2020

The Colombian data protection regulator is looking into Zoom’s privacy and security practices after the number of people using the video-conferencing app has soared. By Charlie Baskerville

Peruvian telecoms company gets loan to expand broadband
Peruvian telecoms company gets loan to expand broadband

Peruvian telecoms company gets loan to expand broadband

20 February 2020

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Holland & Knight (Colombia) have helped Peruvian telecoms company Orocom obtain a US$50 million loan to expand broadband services in southern Peru.

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice
Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

20 January 2020

Holland & Knight LLP has elevated four lawyers in its Latin America practice to partner, across its Miami, Bogotá and Mexico City offices.

What are law firms paying associates?
What are law firms paying associates?

What are law firms paying associates?

26 November 2019

Fewer Latin American law firm associates feel positive about their salaries than they did a few years ago – and for good reason, as many pay packages are not rising above inflation. But despite meagre economic growth putting paid to increases, more associates rate their wages positively than negatively.

Venezuela knocks out dual nationals' arbitration claim
Venezuela knocks out dual nationals' arbitration claim

Venezuela knocks out dual nationals' arbitration claim

18 November 2019

A tribunal has declined jurisdiction over a US$370 million investment treaty claim against Venezuela after finding that the state had not consented to The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) arbitration – also saying it would have rejected the case in any event because of the investors’ dual nationality.

UK investor enters LatAm with Colombia 4G toll road buy
UK investor enters LatAm with Colombia 4G toll road buy

UK investor enters LatAm with Colombia 4G toll road buy

13 November 2019

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP’s New York office, Ashurst LLP in Madrid and Colombia's Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped UK infrastructure investor John Laing Group snap up a 30% stake in a Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire for US$80 million, marking the company’s first ever investment in Latin America.

Colombian toll road project gets dual currency financing
Colombian toll road project gets dual currency financing

Colombian toll road project gets dual currency financing

05 September 2019

Clifford Chance LLP in several cities has helped Autopistas Urabá obtain US$650 million in dual-currency financing for its 4G toll road in Colombia.