Market: Argentina

US SPAC combines with Argentine food tech company

Four offices of Linklaters have helped Argentine plant-based protein company Moolec merge with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal worth US$375 million.

27 January 2023

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Horacio Beccar Varela of Argentina’s Beccar Varela.

26 January 2023

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the first out of the two winners of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards: Carlos Lombardi of Argentina’s Bruchou & Funes de Rioja.

24 January 2023

Australian companies swap mining assets in Argentina

Australian lithium company Allkem has enlisted Jones Day to divest its Argentine mining subsidiary Borax to fellow Australian business Golden Wattle Springs.

20 January 2023

Pro bono: Changing lives in the Gran Chaco

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Lawyers at Argentine firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal tell Latin Lawyer how they helped local foundation Alimentaris launch a fund to provide a sustainable way to help improve the socioeconomic conditions of local communities in the Gran Chaco – one of South America’s most important natural regions.

19 January 2023

YPF raises US$296 million in new debt

Argentine state-owned oil group YPF has hired Bruchou & Funes de Rioja to raise US$296 million through a two-tranche bond issuance.

18 January 2023

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

Featured in Pro bono 2022

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

Familiar firms return for Pampa Energía offering

Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has helped Argentina’s Pampa Energía issue US$50 million worth of bonds.

16 January 2023

Pro bono: Building bridges

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

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