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SMPS hires Basham counsel as partner and antitrust head

Mexican firm SMPS Legal has hired a counsel from Highly Recommended Basham Ringe y Correa as partner and head of its competition and international trade teams.

03 March 2023

Indian mining tycoon’s family revive claim against Uruguay

Children of Indian mining tycoon Pramod Agarwal have overturned an award that declined jurisdiction over their US$4 billion investment treaty claim against Uruguay.

03 March 2023

Three firms steer Brazilian shipyard restructuring amendment

Brazilian shipyard group Ecovix has relied on three Brazilian firms to obtain approval to amend its judicial reorganisation plan and restructure 8 billion reais (US$1.5 billion) worth of debt.

03 March 2023

Codelco gets US$500 million loan from Canadian government

Chilean copper company Codelco has enlisted Prieto in Santiago to obtain a US$500 million loan from Export Development Canada.

03 March 2023

Chilean credit card group obtains capital increase

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped the card subsidiary of local social security administrator Caja Los Andes obtain regulatory approval for a US$24 million capital increase.

03 March 2023

Alessandri promotes two to partnership

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Alessandri has strengthened its corporate and disputes practices by promoting two lawyers to the partnership.

02 March 2023

FEMSA nearly halves Heineken stake with US$3.4 billion offering

Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices, Dutch firm NautaDutilh and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican beverages company FEMSA cut its stake in global beer giant Heineken by nearly half, divesting €3.2 billion (US$3.4 billion) worth of shares in the Dutch beer group.

02 March 2023

First impressions of Brazil's new data law in action

A new analysis of the Brazilian judiciary’s application of the country’s new data protection rules has found that courts have not opened the floodgates for non-material damages.

02 March 2023

Enel-led consortium signs PPP for smart city in Minas Gerais

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped a consortium led by Italian energy group Enel X enter into a public-private partnership (PPP) for a set of infrastructure projects, including public lighting and renewable energy projects, in the Brazilian city of Cataguases.

02 March 2023

Puerto Rican fintech expands in Brazil

Mattos Filho has helped Puerto Rican payment processing company Evertec buy Brazilian counterpart paySmart for 130 million reais (US$25 million).

02 March 2023

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