Market: Bolivia

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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

Bolivia’s PPO absorbs IP boutique

PPO Abogados has absorbed intellectual property boutique ORPAN, adding that firm’s managing partner – Pilar Soruco – to its partnership, in the firm’s first lateral hire at partner level since it launched last July.

06 April 2021

PPO opens fifth Bolivia office

PPO Abogados has expanded its presence in Bolivia by opening in Cobija on the Brazilian border, marking the firm’s fifth office in the country.

26 March 2021

Remote connections: finding new clients in a pandemic

During the pandemic law firms have used shiny new marketing tools to keep in touch with clients they can no longer see face to face. But how well have they connected with new clients?

25 March 2021

Dentons announces Guevara & Gutiérrez tie-up in Bolivia

One week after announcing its entry to Ecuador, global law firm Dentons has unveiled a combination with Bolivian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales.

16 March 2021

Peruvian investor snaps up Andean assets

Garrigues (Peru) and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped Peruvian investment group Colca Capital acquire local information management company Polysistemas and its Bolivian subsidiary.

12 January 2021

PPO Abogados launches fourth Bolivia office

PPO Abogados has expanded its footprint in Bolivia by opening in Sucre – the seat of the state’s judiciary branch – marking the firm’s fourth office in the country.

18 December 2020

Visa snaps up Latin American fintech assets

Four Morrison & Foerster LLP offices, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima, Costa Rican firm Nassar Abogados and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz have helped US finance giant Visa acquire Miami-headquartered fintech YellowPepper, which operates in eight Latin American countries.

11 December 2020

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