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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