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Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Australian investor injects funds into LatAm public transport

Two offices of White & Case LLP have helped Australian investor AMP Capital obtain financing to acquire electric bus projects and concessions in Bogotá and Santiago.

16 January 2023

Multiple firms shine in Colombian solar loan

Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, DC and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped Spanish renewables company Solarpack secure a loan worth 656 billion Colombian pesos (US$138 million) to develop two photovoltaic plants in the South American country.

05 January 2023

Several firms steer cross-border data centre buy

Several firms have helped data centre operator Aligned acquire Latin American-focused counterpart ODATA from Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and US IT company CyrusOne.

03 January 2023

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

Opportunities abound in Brazil's M&A market

Hopes remain high for next year’s M&A landscape in Brazil despite a change in administration and a global recession on the horizon, say panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers and Acquisitions.

02 December 2022

Brigard Urrutia makes four new directors

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its competition, real estate, infrastructure and public law offerings by promoting four lawyers to director.

24 November 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

Latin America’s labour landscape makes a sharp left

As Latin American politics increasingly veer to the left, rumours swirl around how this symbolic shift could trigger landmark labour changes such as increased unionisation, employment reforms and heightened worker activism in the region as a fresh set of leaders call for social change.

17 November 2022

Colombian aviation regulator grounds Avianca-Viva deal

Colombia’s national aviation authority has blocked a merger between the country’s largest airline Avianca and low-cost carrier Viva Air after the pair could not back up their failing firm defence and refused to offer remedies.

17 November 2022

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