Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

In each category, three deals have been shortlisted. They are listed below.  

The winners will be announced in our daily newsletter in mid-May.

A big congratulations from Latin Lawyer to everyone who took part in these leading deals.




Colombian Council of State annuls award in CUC-DTC v Gecelca 3

Counsel to Gecelca

Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia)

Counsel to China United Engineering Corporation

Baker McKenzie LLP


Barra Energia and Enauta Energia v Dommo Energia

Counsel to Barra Energia

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Counsel to Enauta Energia

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma

Basílio Advogados

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Counsel to Dommo Energia

Pinheiro Guimarães

Counsel to ANP

Procuradoria-Geral da Agência Nacional do Petróleo


Lidercón v Republic of Peru


Jan Paulsson (Switzerland/France) (chair)

Francisco González de Cossío (Mexico) (appointed by Lidercón)

Hugo Perezcano Diaz (Mexico) (appointed by Peru)

Counsel to Lidercón

Hogan Lovells LLP

Counsel to Peru

Stanimir A Alexandrov PLLC

Sidley Austin LLP




Chilean Central Bank’s covid-19 credit programme

Counsel to Central Bank

In-house - Juan Pablo Araya, Mauricio Álvarez and Andrés Söchting

Garrigues (Chile)


Mexico City International Airport wins reversal of COFECE decision on slots regulation

Counsel to Mexico City International Airport (AICM)

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Counsel to Aeroméxico

White & Case SC

Counsel to Volaris

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC

Counsel to COFECE

Fidel Sierra Aranda, Mirna Mustieles and Jorge García


Uber wins unfair competition claim before Peru’s INDECOPI

Counsel to Uber

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru)




Argentina restructures US$65 billion of foreign debt

Counsel to Argentina

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Counsel to Bank of America Securities and HSBC Securities

In-house counsel to Bank of America - Ria Dutta

In-house counsel to HSBC - Alanna Chang

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Counsel to Argentina Creditor Committee

Clifford Chance LLP

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM)

Counsel to The Ad Hoc Group of Argentina Exchange Bondholders

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Counsel to Ad Hoc Argentine Bondholder Group

White & Case LLP


Judicial reorganisation of Odebrecht and non-operating subsidiaries

Counsel to Odebrecht Group

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

E.Munhoz Advogados 

RK Partners

Counsel to Itaú Unibanco and Banco Bradesco

Machado Meyer Advogados

Counsel to bondholders

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Counsel to Natixis, BBVA, Sumitomo Mitsui, MUFG Bank and Intesa Sanpaolo

Veirano Advogados

Counsel to Banco Santander (Brasil)

Lefosse Advogados

Counsel to The Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank, ING Bank, Itaú Corpbanca, COFIDE Banco de Desarrollo del Perú and Deriblok

Tauil & Chequer in Association with Mayer Brown*

Counsel to Caixa Econômica Federal

Felsberg Advogados

Counsel to Alvarez & Marshal

Motta Fernandes Advogados

*Former partner Leonardo Morato has since launched LMorato Advogados.


Ecuador completes US$17.4 billion debt restructuring

Counsel to the Republic of Ecuador

Hogan Lovells LLP

Hogan Lovells (Mexico)

Counsel to Citigroup Global Markets

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Counsel to The New York Bank of Mellon

Perkins Coie LLP

Counsel to the Ad Hoc Ecuador Bondholder Group 

White & Case LLP

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