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Baker McKenzie appoints new LatAm head

Global law firm Baker McKenzie LLP has appointed the former managing partner of the firm’s Buenos Aires office, Gustavo Boruchowicz, to replace Jaime Trujillo as head of its Latin American practice.

07 October 2021

Oi repays DIP loan as part of US$1.3 billion debt tap

White & Case LLP in Miami and New York and Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped Brazilian mobile company Oi Móvel issue debt worth US$880 million to pay off a debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan.

19 August 2021

US investor gets financing for Chilean gas purchase

Three White & Case LLP offices and Garrigues (Chile) have helped US energy investor Arroyo obtain a US$335 million acquisition financing for the purchase of Chilean gas company Gasmar.

17 August 2021

Pillsbury nabs LatAm-focused partner from Baker McKenzie

US law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has strengthened its disputes offering in Latin America by hiring an arbitration partner from Baker McKenzie LLP.

21 July 2021

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 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

Baker McKenzie hires from Nader Hayaux in Mexico

Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has strengthened its transactional offering by hiring a partner from local firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel.

30 April 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

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

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, private equity and ESG categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

26 April 2021

Baker McKenzie appoints Mexican partner to global real estate head

Global law firm Baker McKenzie LLP has elected its current Latin American real estate head and Mexico partner Juan Bernardo García to lead the firm’s global operations in the field.

15 April 2021

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