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Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

17 January 2023

Von Wobeser adds new tax head with partner and counsel hire

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has strengthened its tax offering by hiring a partner and counsel from a local boutique.

17 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Von Wobeser adds two partners and one counsel

Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has strengthened multiple practice areas by promoting two lawyers to partner and one to counsel.

16 December 2022

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

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