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Mexico’s MIP secures funds for landmark US$6 billion Iberdrola buy

Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) has called on two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Mexican firms Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC and Greenberg Traurig to secure financing for the government’s US$6 billion acquisition of power plants from Spanish energy group Iberdrola, marking the completion of the landmark deal.

05 March 2024

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

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

01 March 2024

Deal of the Year: shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

28 February 2024

AI set to kill the billable hour – a time to mourn or rejoice?

Firms across Latin America are confident that AI expertise will soon need to be a built-in capability of some, if not all, legal staff, but where will this leave fee structures and headcounts, and will mid-size firms be the trailblazers of this new era?

27 February 2024

Cracking the code: dispelling the smoke and mirrors around legal tech

With shiny, new and impressive legal technology tools appearing on the market every day, firms must cut through the smoke and mirrors of the rapidly evolving digital market and ensure that they are making informed choices to implement the right innovation and avoid making poor investments.

21 February 2024

Latin Lawyer Technology Survey: the results are in

The results of Latin Lawyer’s first-ever technology survey indicate that Latin American firms have embraced legal technology with open arms, with over half of respondents saying they use AI tools in their work. Spending on AI is also set to rise in the year ahead, but most firms are simultaneously apprehensive about the ethical implications of this type of technology.

19 February 2024

Firms hail “reignition” of Mexico’s electricity sector as SCJN pulls plug on reform

The Mexican Supreme Court of Justice’s (SCJN) recent decision to block proposed reforms to the country’s Electricity Industry Law after finding them unconstitutional will spur private investment in the electricity sector – but the move represents a much bigger win for Mexico, say local lawyers.

16 February 2024

Familiar firms return for US$1.2 billion América Móvil offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Robles Miaja Abogados in Mexico City have helped Latin American telecoms company América Móvil offer notes worth 20 billion pesos (US$1.2 billion).

09 February 2024

Partner promotions on the up again after previous year’s dip

Latin Lawyer has recorded a slight increase in end-of-year partner promotions across Latin American law firms, while the number of female practitioners that have risen to the firms’ senior ranks is down compared to last year’s figures.

01 February 2024

Galicia guides Arca debt tap

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel on a 6.5 billion pesos (US$350 million) offering by Mexican beverages group Arca Continental.

31 January 2024

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