Market: Bolivia

PPO helps Canadian miner buy assets in Bolivia

PPO Abogados has helped Canadian mining company Eloro Resources acquire a majority stake in a tin mining project from Empresa Minera Villegas for US$10 million.

13 October 2021

Dentons launches tie-up with Guevara & Gutiérrez in Bolivia

Global law firm Dentons has launched its previously announced combination with Bolivian Highly Recommended firm Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales, becoming the first global law firm with a presence in the South American country.

05 October 2021

PPO, ROBALINO and Altra Legal join Ally Latinx

Latin American law firm network Ally Latinx has expanded in the region by incorporating Bolivian firm PPO Abogados, Ecuador’s ROBALINO and Altra Legal in Paraguay as new members.

01 October 2021

Bolivia’s PPO hires legal counsel from Shell

PPO Abogados in Bolivia has strengthened its energy and natural resources department by hiring an in-house lawyer from oil company Shell as senior counsel.

27 September 2021

PPO in AFD loan to Bolivia for covid-19 relief

PPO Abogados has helped the French Development Agency (AFD) grant a loan of 100 million euros (US$118 million) to Bolivia to support households severely affected by the covid-19 pandemic.

20 September 2021

Paraguayan beef producer makes debt issuance and tender offer

Several international and Latin American law firms have advised on Paraguayan meat producer Frigorífico Concepción’s US$300 million bond issuance and concurrent tender offer of US$156 million.

11 August 2021

Indacochea adds partner in Bolivia

Bolivian law firm Indacochea & Asociados has strengthened its corporate, banking and regulatory practices by promoting one lawyer to partner.

10 August 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 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

Insurer pursues arbitration against Bolivia over pension reforms

A United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has begun hearing a Swiss insurance company’s claim against Bolivia over the nationalisation of its pension system.

11 June 2021

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