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“Brighter future” for infrastructure in Brazil and Mexico despite political turbulence

As major political shifts continue to put Latin American economies to the test, legal frameworks that are resistant to the ideologies of the governing party will be key to keeping infrastructure investments active in the region, said lawyers at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York earlier this month.

28 November 2023

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

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

Sectors must unite for LatAm energy transition to succeed

Latin American industries cannot drive the energy transition alone and must strive for a united approach when implementing the necessary infrastructure for a renewables boom in the region, a director at Norwegian brokerage group DNB Markets has said.

15 November 2023

US arm of Grupo Bimbo in US$1 billion in debt tap and tender offer

Two Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City has helped the US subsidiary of Mexican food group Grupo Bimbo raise US$1 billion in a notes issuance, whilst concurrently targeting bonds through a tender offer.

15 November 2023

Galicia takes Soriana US$165 million offering to checkout

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel as Mexican supermarket chain Soriana made an issuance worth 3 billion pesos (US$165 million).

14 November 2023

Pro bono: promoting a cultural shift

Pro bono is a sure-fire way for firms to retain the finest legal talent and solidify their reputations in a world where social accountability is more important than ever. But recent data collected by Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice shows that firms must work to broaden their appeal to lawyers and implement rigorous monitoring mechanisms to transform pro bono from a programme into a priority.

13 November 2023

Cemex refinances US$3 billion worth of debt

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York has helped Mexican behemoth Cemex renegotiate US$3 billion worth of debt.

07 November 2023

Galicia adds Meta associate GC as counsel

Mexico’s Galicia Abogados has added firepower to its technology, media and telecoms (TMT) practice by hiring an associate GC from Meta as counsel.

06 November 2023

One week to go until project finance conference in New York

There is just over a week to go until top figures from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and investment companies Alllianz, The Carlyle Group and KKR will speak at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York.

06 November 2023

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