DLA Piper (Peru) in our news

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

Peru faces second ICSID arbitration over metro project

A Spanish-Italian consortium has brought a second International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a project to build Lima’s second metro line – weeks after the state was found liable in the first case.

27 August 2021

Peru liable in metro dispute at ICSID

An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has held Peru liable in a contractual claim over a project to build Lima’s second metro line, ruling that the state was responsible for delays in the works and must pay damages – also dismissing a US$700 million counterclaim.

12 July 2021

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 June 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Banking & Finance

When the covid-19 pandemic grounded the global travel industry, the subsequent financial strain caused Latin American aviation companies to drop off the radar one by one. Regional aviation group LATAM Airlines obtained a US$2.45 billion DIP financing from a group of international shareholders, creditors and lenders several months after the airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in New York in May 2020. This lifeline wins the banking & finance category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

24 May 2021

Deal of the Year 2020: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards in the daily news briefing next week. See the full shortlist here.

19 May 2021

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

27 April 2021

Telefónica sells assets to American Tower in US$9.4 billion deal

US telecoms infrastructure company American Tower has hired three Allen & Overy LLP offices, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires, Brazil’s Pinheiro Neto Advogados and DLA Piper LLP in Santiago and Lima to acquire the communication tower division of Telefónica’s subsidiary Telxius for US$9.4 billion.

19 January 2021

DLA Piper and Rebaza Alcázar in Grupo Elektra’s Peruvian exit

DLA Piper (Peru) has helped Mexico’s Grupo Elektra sell all of its shares in Banco Azteca’s Peruvian operations, marking its exit from Peru.

07 January 2021

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