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Vale sells fertiliser business to US buyer for US$2.5 billion
Vale sells fertiliser business to US buyer for US$2.5 billion

Vale sells fertiliser business to US buyer for US$2.5 billion

21 December 2016

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Brazil’s Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados and Baker McKenzie (Argentina) have helped Brazilian mining giant Vale sell the bulk of its fertiliser business to US phosphates company Mosaic for US$2.5 billion.

Argentina cracks down on credit card market
Argentina cracks down on credit card market

Argentina cracks down on credit card market

02 September 2016

Argentina’s antitrust enforcer has opened abuse of dominance and cartel probes of the only company authorised to issue Visa cards in the country, after a market investigation found that the local credit card and electronic payment markets lack competition and transparency. 

Baker & McKenzie promotes
Baker & McKenzie promotes

Baker & McKenzie promotes

04 July 2016

Baker & McKenzie (Mexico) has made new partners in its tax, corporate, dispute resolution and international trade practices, ahead of further promotions announced across the world, including in Brazil, Peru and Argentina. 

Argentine nuclear plans in the lurch
Argentine nuclear plans in the lurch

Argentine nuclear plans in the lurch

25 November 2015

Argentina’s announcement of a US$15 billion nuclear power deal with China will allow the country to address energy shortfalls in the long term and beckons a windfall of work for the country’s energy lawyers, but it faces a possible adjustment by the country’s new president-elect, Mauricio Macri.

Argentina open for business after Macri win
Argentina open for business after Macri win

Argentina open for business after Macri win

24 November 2015

Opposition candidate Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday, bringing more than a decade of Peronist rule to a close, a political shift lawyers believe beckons a bright economic future for the country, but not without some bumps in the road.

Try for me Argentina
Try for me Argentina

Try for me Argentina

28 October 2015

When Cristina Fernández de Kirchner steps down as Argentina’s president at the end of the year, she will hand over an economy in a state of disarray: inflation is soaring, growth is stagnant and investment has all but dried up. Vincent Manancourt asks the country’s legal community whether a change in government will bring more of the same or a welcome reversal in fortunes

Shell obtains shale block exploitation rights in Vaca Muerta
Shell obtains shale block exploitation rights in Vaca Muerta

Shell obtains shale block exploitation rights in Vaca Muerta

27 August 2015

Argentine firms M & M Bomchil Abogados and Martelli Abogados have helped the local branch of Anglo-Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell obtain exploitation rights for two oil blocks in the Vaca Muerta shale gas plain in western Argentina.

Ten more firms announce new partners
Ten more firms announce new partners

Ten more firms announce new partners

21 January 2015

Firms in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and the US have made promotions.

Pro bono survey 2014: Leading lights
Pro bono survey 2014: Leading lights

Pro bono survey 2014: Leading lights

26 November 2014

Here we list 55 “Leading Lights” from our survey respondents, celebrating law firms whose efforts towards pro bono during 2013 stood out. The list consists of firms that we feel deserve to be put in the spotlight thanks to their contribution to the development of a pro bono culture in Latin America.

Baker assists Cinema 23 with Fénix Film Awards launch
Baker assists Cinema 23 with Fénix Film Awards launch

Baker assists Cinema 23 with Fénix Film Awards launch

24 November 2014

Ten Baker & McKenzie LLP offices have helped Cinema 23, an association that promotes films made in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, with the launch of the Fénix Film Awards.