Claus von Wobeser in our news

Dominican Republic declares win in bus lease dispute

The Dominican Republic says it has defeated a treaty claim brought by a Spanish investor over a bus lease contract, with a tribunal concluding it was an abuse of process.

14 October 2021

Von Wobeser helps Grupo Modelo enter software JV

Mexico’s largest brewer Grupo Modelo has enlisted local law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC to form a joint venture with Canadian software company VSBLTY and Mexican marketing company Retailigent to develop and install a digital in-store media network.

12 July 2021

Ex-Grupo Modelo counsel joins Von Wobeser as partner

Mexican law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has hired the former vice president of legal and corporate affairs at brewing company Grupo Modelo as partner and co-head of the M&A practice – marking the firm’s first-ever lateral partner hire.

14 June 2021

Don’t overlook the G in ESG, warn panellists

In light of the widescale social impact of the pandemic, Latin American companies are increasingly looking at how to incorporate environment, social and governance (ESG) goals in their organisations, but businesses must ensure not to ignore the governance aspect of their ESG targets, or they may face additional compliance and corruption risks, say panellists at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

14 June 2021

Register for Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico

The head of the Supreme Audit Institution of Mexico – Eber Omar Betanzos Torres – will keynote Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico, which takes place on 10 June.

01 June 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

Register for Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico

High-profile private practice lawyers, the director of sustainability and responsible investment at Grupo Financiero Banorte and the CEO of Mexico’s BIVA stock exchange will appear at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

04 May 2021

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

28 April 2021

Ecuador faces second arbitration over Amazon oil projects

An Argentine-owned energy company is bringing a United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) claim against Ecuador over the termination of contracts to exploit Amazonian oil projects, a dispute that has already given rise to a US$515 million award against the state.

08 April 2021

Mexico conducts largest-ever cartel probe

Mexico's competition enforcer has accused 56 liquefied petroleum (LP) gas suppliers and 34 individuals of sharing markets and colluding on prices, in what it says is its largest-ever investigation.

23 March 2021

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