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Mexican firms steer St. Regis Punta Mita purchase

Galicia Abogados and Trujillo Abogados have helped a consortium of local real estate companies acquire a luxury hotel resort in Mexico’s Punta Mita peninsula on the west coast.

23 June 2021

Ecuador to rejoin ICSID

In a major policy reversal, a new government in Ecuador has signed the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention more than a decade after the state withdrew from the treaty.

23 June 2021

Brazil's CADE gets interim leader after president's tenure ends

Alexandre Barreto de Souza’s four-year term as the head of Brazil’s antitrust watchdog ended on Monday, with the government yet to announce a permanent replacement.

23 June 2021

BTG Pactual issues shares, buys assets in deals worth US$732 million

A slew of international and local firms have helped Brazilian bank BTG Pactual make a follow-on offering and acquire stock brokerage assets in two separate transactions worth US$732 million in total.

23 June 2021

Nader Hayaux helps Fibra Storage set up bond programme

Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra Storage has relied on local law firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to establish its first bond programme – worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$152 million) – and make two green bond issuances.

23 June 2021

Colombia’s Godoy Córdoba expands partnership

Colombian law firm Godoy Córdoba Abogados member of Littler Global has bolstered its labour offering by promoting a director to partner.

22 June 2021

Dentons launches free trade zone office in Uruguay

Uruguayan Latin Lawyer 250 firm Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has opened an office in Aguada Park in Montevideo’s free-trade zone, its second outpost in Uruguay since it launched there just over a year ago.

22 June 2021

Azul makes US$600 million issuance

The investment services subsidiary of Brazilian carrier Azul has relied on Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados to issue US$600 million worth of notes.

22 June 2021

CAF makes landmark SOFR bond offering

Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago, Dubai and New York to make a US$400 million notes offering.

22 June 2021

Dutch court overturns ruling in Petrobras fraud suit

A Dutch court has reversed its decision to exclude certain claimants from a class action brought on behalf of investors in Petrobras who suffered losses due to the Lava Jato corruption scandal - after it emerged the Brazilian company had taken conflicting positions on the applicability of an arbitration clause.

22 June 2021

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