Diego Sierra in our news

Peru’s evidence in Odebrecht cases leads to rift with Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have reportedly suspended cooperation with Peru on high-profile corruption investigations because of concerns about the state’s use of evidence in arbitrations relating to Odebrecht projects.

02 December 2022

Mexico fines LPG distributors in largest-ever cartel probe

Mexico’s competition authority COFECE has imposed what appears to be its highest-ever cartel fine – US$124 million – on 53 companies and 34 individuals for colluding to fix prices and share the market for the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

16 November 2022

France’s Pernod Ricard acquires tequila maker Código 1530

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and London and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC have helped French drinks group Pernod Ricard buy a majority stake in Mexican tequila and mezcal brand Código 1530.

31 October 2022

Anti-corruption lawyers meet for investigations summit in São Paulo

Legal practitioners from across Latin America and the US have returned to São Paulo for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s 10th anti-corruption conference, which highlighted the progress made throughout the region in fighting white-collar crime and the importance of cross-border cooperation.

20 October 2022

AMLO’s empty promises fail to curb corruption

Despite campaign pledges to combat corruption, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not delivered on his promises. The government’s inaction has promoted a continuing feeling of mistrust in the country’s anti-corruption authorities and left foreign players hesitant to invest, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico City.

19 August 2022

Von Wobeser adds new labour co-head in hiring spree

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has consolidated its labour offering by hiring a partner and several lawyers from fellow Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC, who arrive alongside a new counsel from a local employment boutique.

09 August 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Anti-corruption experts meet for investigations summit

Lawyers attending the 4th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico highlight a continued lack of trust in local authorities and the need for greater cross-border cooperation to fight endemic corruption across the region.

06 June 2022

Join us in Mexico City this week for ACI conference

Mexican Supreme Court judge Jorge Mario Pardo Rebolledo will keynote Latin Lawyer and its sister publication Global Investigations Review's anti-corruption and investigations conference in Mexico City on 2 June.

30 May 2022

Grupo Modelo calls on Von Wobeser to sell subsidiary

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped INAMEX, a subsidiary of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, divest its business to local manufacturer Grupo Sanmartin.

24 May 2022

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