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Claudio Undurraga Abbott: 21 July 1940 – 9 July 2022

Chilean firm Prieto has reported that Claudio Undurraga Abbott, one of its founding partners, passed away last week.

13 July 2022

Brookfield acquires majority stake in Chilean solar power group

The renewable energy branch of Canadian asset management fund Brookfield has turned to Carey to acquire a majority stake in Chilean solar project company Solarity.

14 April 2022

Chilean firms prepare for Boric era

As left-wing President Gabriel Boric takes office in Santiago, Chilean law firms are keeping a close eye on his packed reform agenda which is expected to boost the need for labour, tax, mining and ESG-related legal advice.

31 March 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

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 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

BlackRock acquires Chilean solar assets for US$200 million

The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock has hired Milbank in New York and Carey in Santiago to acquire multiple solar plants in the Andean country for  US$200 million in total.

11 February 2022

Pro bono: On the frontline

Quédate en casa (“Stay at home”) was the universal slogan echoed by Latin American governments when the covid-19 pandemic erupted in 2020. However, as one United Nations report puts it, the phrase Quédate en casa … si puedes pagarlo (“Stay at home, if you can afford it”) was more befitting a region where millions had no choice but to leave their house or risk freefalling into extreme poverty.

05 February 2022

Pro bono: The good fight bearing fruit

The responsibility of making justice more accessible in Latin America weighs heavier than ever on the shoulders of lawyers in the region, and law firms have risen to that challenge. Practitioners are now engaging with pro bono matters more than ever and firms’ efforts to institutionalise pro bono services are delivering results beyond expectations. We present key trends from this year’s Latin Lawyer-Vance Center Pro Bono Survey.

04 February 2022

Multiple firms in US-Chile logistics software acquisition

US logistics software company DispatchTrack has hired Prieto in Santiago and Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC to purchase Chilean counterpart Beetrack.

07 December 2021

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