Professional Notice

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International Counsel

For decades, Vinson & Elkins lawyers have worked on diverse projects in Latin America, advising clients on landmark transactions and disputes, as well as structuring, executing and financing complex, multinational ventures. Our lawyers have advised clients doing business in Latin America on equity and debt capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and structuring and financing complex and innovative projects. This work often crosses multiple borders and requires depth of experience in the client’s business sector.

Our team provides:

  • extensive experience in almost every country in Latin America, including Brazil
  • strong US securities law and capital markets background
  • unsurpassed knowledge of structuring, documenting and negotiating transactions across  Latin America
  • proven track record working seamlessly with local counsel throughout Latin America
  • management of internal investigations, advice on compliance matters and transactional risk and anti-corruption due diligence
  • timely, high-quality commentary to clients on important legal and market-driven developments in the region.

Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Guatemala, Argentina − these are just a few of the Latin American countries in which Vinson & Elkins’ internationally recognised international dispute resolution lawyers have advised clients in the past five years. Drawing on its in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and its familiarity with the culture and structures of the region, Vinson & Elkins offers clients the right solution to resolve disputes, whether they involve purely a commercial breach of contract or issues arising out of the expropriation of assets, the imposition of targeted taxes or the involuntary restructuring of investment models by the state. In doing so, Vinson & Elkins is able to interface seamlessly with its network of extensive contacts throughout the region and beyond, to ensure the right resources are available to clients, whatever forum a dispute arises in.

845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, TX 77002
tel: +1 713 758 2222

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