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Supreme Court ruling brings seismic victory for Mexican earthquake app

Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has helped Mexican seismology app SkyAlert successfully overturn a government ruling that previously prohibited it from using technology to send earthquake alerts to the public after the Supreme Court this month found that rule to be unconstitutional.

22 October 2021

Ferrere steers largest private company issuance in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped local retailer Ta-Ta raise US$100 million in a local debt issuance.

22 October 2021

Grupo Soma subsidiary makes first debt offering

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian fashion company Grupo Soma make its first debt issuance, worth 500 million reais (US$95 million).

22 October 2021

Galicia elects new management

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has elected José Visoso and Christian Lippert as new co-managing partners, replacing founder Manuel Galicia who will become chairman of the executive committee.

21 October 2021

TozziniFreire poaches Cescon Barrieu partner

TozziniFreire Advogados continues its expansion, this time by hiring an infrastructure and energy partner from fellow Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

21 October 2021

Santacruz Silver and Glencore carve out mine sale deal in Bolivia

Dentons Guevara & Gutiérrez in La Paz has advised Canadian company Santacruz Silver Mining in the acquisition of a Bolivian mining portfolio from Anglo-Swiss counterpart Glencore for US$110 million.

21 October 2021

Chilean HR start-up gets US$50 million injection

Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped Chilean human resources start-up Buk raise US$50 million in an investment round.

21 October 2021

Indian telecoms company buys Andean assets

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá, DLA Piper (Peru) and S&R Associates in New Delhi and Mumbai have helped Latin American cloud communications company Masivian in its US$50 million sale to Indian counterpart Route Mobile.

21 October 2021

Swiss pharma group hires EY Law to expand in Costa Rica

EY Law (Costa Rica) has helped Swiss healthcare company Roche invest US$100 million in the construction of a tower block in Sabana Norte, a suburb of the Costa Rican capital San José.

21 October 2021

DLA Piper helps Groupon defeat consumer protection case in Chile

Chilean social network and advertisement platform Needish has hired DLA Piper Chile to defeat claims brought against it by Chile’s Servicio Nacional del Consumidor (Sernac), a government agency responsible for protecting consumer rights.

21 October 2021

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