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Colombia adds new antitrust head amid uncertainty over ex-chief

Colombia’s president has chosen Cielo Elainne Rusinque Urrego to lead the national competition authority, two months after the agency’s former chief was removed under uncertain circumstances.

13 February 2024

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: ProBono Sin Fronteras – an initiative through which several Colombian firms have helped support the rights of forcibly displaced people.

02 February 2024

El Salvador’s Calleja takes over Grupo Éxito from Casino

Three Winston & Strawn LLP offices and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped Salvadorean retail company Grupo Calleja acquire a stake in Colombian retailer Grupo Éxito from France’s Casino for US$550 million.

02 February 2024

Levi Strauss consolidates presence in Colombia

Colombian textile manufacturer Expofaro has enlisted Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to sell the distribution rights of Levi Strauss products in Colombia to the US jeans manufacturer.

01 February 2024

Dominican group takes control of Gerdau assets

Several firms have helped Santo Domingo-based asset management fund Inicia obtain US$325 million worth of financing to acquire the remaining interest in two companies it jointly owned with Brazilian steel manufacturer Gerdau, giving it control of the businesses.

24 January 2024

US tech group Cognizant acquires LatAm assets in software buy

McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Dallas and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped US technology company Cognizant acquire Colorado-based software company Thirdera, including several of the target group's Latin American assets.

11 January 2024

Latin Lawyer’s M&A roundtable: listen here

Listen to Latin Lawyer’s M&A roundtable to hear about some of the latest developments in Latin America’s complex M&A landscape from some of the region’s leading practitioners.

24 November 2023

Colombia makes US$2.5 billion inaugural social bond offering

Four Arnold & Porter offices have helped the Republic of Colombia make its first-ever issuance of social bond offering for US$2.5 billion.

23 November 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2023, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening a culture of pro bono in Latin America.

21 November 2023

Who is in LACCA Approved 2024?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who the leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes from in-house counsel.

30 October 2023

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