Market: Argentina

Deloitte Legal poaches EY Law partner in Guatemala

Deloitte Legal in Guatemala City has strengthened its corporate and M&A offering by hiring Ruby Asturias from Latin Lawyer 250 firm EY Law (Guatemala), in the same month that the firm also added a labour partner in Argentina.

29 July 2021

Estudio O’Farrell promotes in Argentina

Estudio O’Farrell Abogados has bolstered its labour practice by promoting a lawyer to partner.

29 July 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Poor political will plagues anti-corruption efforts in Latin America

A study by the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights has revealed that several anti-corruption agencies in Latin America lack sufficient independence from government powers to operate effectively, while the absence of political will to fight white-collar crime is dragging the region behind in its anti-corruption efforts.

22 July 2021

Argentine fertiliser maker issues inaugural bonds

Argentine fertiliser manufacturer Profertil has enlisted local law firm Severgnini, Robiola, Grinberg & Tombeur to make an inaugural bond issuance worth US$25 million.

22 July 2021

Argentine satellite company merges with US SPAC

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices and Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP in New York have helped Argentine satellite company Satellogic merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), making the Latin American business a publicly-listed entity.

21 July 2021

Bruchou steers digital learning acquisition

Argentine edtech company Digital House has enlisted Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to acquire Acámica, a local online education company.

21 July 2021

Baker McKenzie adds partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie (Argentina) has added firepower to its dispute resolution practice by promoting one lawyer to partner.

19 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Has the pandemic really changed how lawyers think about technology?

Featured in Technology 2021

The legal industry has been slower to embrace digital transformation than most, but in the last 18 months has undergone a profound change. Has the covid-19 pandemic helped dispel lawyers’ cultural aversion to technology once and for all?

15 July 2021

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