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Disputes arise from Colombian hydro dam disaster
Disputes arise from Colombian hydro dam disaster

Disputes arise from Colombian hydro dam disaster

21 January 2021

A Colombian public utility is seeking US$1.6 billion from a Spanish insurer following the collapse of a hydroelectric dam which caused a major flood, while another billion-dollar dispute with the consortiums behind the project has also gone to arbitration.

Sandvik relies on LatAm firms for global mining deal
Sandvik relies on LatAm firms for global mining deal

Sandvik relies on LatAm firms for global mining deal

15 January 2021

Multiple Norton Rose Fulbright offices and a slew of Latin American law firms have helped Swedish engineering company Sandvik acquire multinational mining solutions company DSI Underground from European investor Triton for 943 million euros (US$1.1 billion).

A new dawn for labour and employment issues
A new dawn for labour and employment issues

A new dawn for labour and employment issues

16 December 2020

The unprecedented challenges surrounding the covid-19 pandemic have unearthed a new era of labour disputes. Unclear labour regulation, misuse of health data and frayed relations stemming from virtual people management missteps are some of the main sore spots spurring the current swell of labour claims, agreed panellists at LACCA’s Virtual Series.

Watch the LACCA Virtual Series here
Watch the LACCA Virtual Series here

Watch the LACCA Virtual Series here

16 December 2020

LACCA hosted its first virtual event last month, where panellists came together from the comfort of their homes and offices to discuss some of the major topics on the minds of corporate counsel right now.

Peruvian healthcare group makes cross-border issuance
Peruvian healthcare group makes cross-border issuance

Peruvian healthcare group makes cross-border issuance

27 November 2020

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Peruvian healthcare provider Auna issue US$300 million worth of notes, while the company has also obtained a separate loan to expand a clinic. 

Posse Herrera appoints infrastructure director
Posse Herrera appoints infrastructure director

Posse Herrera appoints infrastructure director

03 November 2020

Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz has strengthened its infrastructure practice by hiring an in-house lawyer from local construction group El Cóndor as director.

Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia
Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia

Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia

16 October 2020

Colombia’s highest administrative court has upheld an award that nullified an Odebrecht consortium’s contract for a billion-dollar highway construction on grounds of corruption – a project that has also given rise to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claims and an investment treaty dispute.

LATAM Airlines completes debtor-in-possession loan
LATAM Airlines completes debtor-in-possession loan

LATAM Airlines completes debtor-in-possession loan

14 October 2020

Multiple international and Latin American law firms have helped in the closing of LATAM Airlines’ US$2.45 billion debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, after overcoming several judicial hurdles.

Carlyle buys Colombian oil assets from Occidental
Carlyle buys Colombian oil assets from Occidental

Carlyle buys Colombian oil assets from Occidental

06 October 2020

Latham & Watkins LLP offices in London, New York and Brussels and Colombia's Gómez-Pinzón have helped US investor The Carlyle Group acquire US oil company Occidental's entire portfolio of Colombian onshore oil assets for US$825 million.

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week
Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

Deal of the Year 2019 winners announced online next week

21 September 2020

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.