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Live Nation revives acquisition of OCESA in Mexico

US company Live Nation Entertainment has hired Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to resume its purchase of a controlling stake in OCESA Entretenimiento, a leading concert promoter in Latin America, from media groups Televisa and CIE, for 8.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$444 million).

20 September 2021

Ex-Demarest and Trench Rossi partner opens finance boutique

Helen Naves, a former partner of Demarest Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, has launched a corporate finance boutique in São Paulo.

20 September 2021

Latin Lawyer-Vance Center pro bono survey deadline extended

The deadline for Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice’s annual pro bono survey has been extended by two weeks. Read on to find out how to participate.

20 September 2021

San Miguel issues first sustainability-linked bonds in Argentina

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped citrus company San Miguel issue the first sustainability-linked bonds in the Argentine market, raising some US$50 million.

20 September 2021

Several firms help new railway arrive at Guarulhos Airport

Veirano Advogados has helped the concessionaire that manages the Guarulhos Airport in São Paulo renegotiate an agreement with the Brazilian aviation authority, ANAC, to construct and operate a new railway system at the airport.

20 September 2021

PPO in AFD loan to Bolivia for covid-19 relief

PPO Abogados has helped the French Development Agency (AFD) grant a loan of 100 million euros (US$118 million) to Bolivia to support households severely affected by the covid-19 pandemic.

20 September 2021

Vista and Jaguar swap oil blocks in Mexico

Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas has turned to Creel, García- Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to transfer its shares in two local oil blocks to Jaguar Exploración y Producción, which handed its stake in a third block to Vista.

20 September 2021

SiqueiraCastro hires new real estate head

Latin Lawyer 250 firm SiqueiraCastro has hired a legal director from Brazilian construction company Realibras Urbanismo as partner and head of its real estate practice.

17 September 2021

Buenos Aires province restructures US$7.2 billion debt

The province of Buenos Aires has hired three offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and DLA Piper (Argentina) to restructure US$7.2 billion worth of debt, which it defaulted on more than a year ago.

17 September 2021

Colombia liable in high-mountain mining dispute

A divided International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has found Colombia liable in a US$700 million claim brought by a Canadian mining company that was deprived of its right to operate within an environmental preservation zone.

17 September 2021

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