Market: Bolivia

The missing piece of the puzzle

Featured in Pro bono 2018

Partner participation in pro bono is still low, despite clearing houses’ best efforts to get the senior level of law firms involved. While firms can still make a big contribution to pro bono without partner involvement, the fact remains the partnership holds the power to effect institutional change necessary to increase the volume of work done.

25 January 2019

The roadmap

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It has been a decade since the launch of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas, a call to action to expand pro bono across Latin America. We ask lawyers who wrote the declaration about its influence on the evolution of pro bono in the region and what’s needed for the next 10 years.

25 January 2019

Leading Lights

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Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

25 January 2019

Ferrere strengthens three jurisdictions with promotions

Ferrere has promoted five associates to partner across its Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay offices, increasing its regional partner count to 32.

24 January 2019

Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.

17 December 2018

Bolivia escapes bulk of arbitration treaty claim over silver mine

A divided tribunal has found Bolivia liable for the expropriation of a silver mining concession while awarding the third-party funded claimant significantly less than the US$385 million it had sought – prompting a separate opinion by Chilean arbitrator Francisco Orrego Vicuña shortly before his death last month.

28 November 2018

Uber recruits new legal director for the Andean region

One month into her new position at Uber, Sandra Monroy tells LACCA about the challenges of balancing strategy with launching new products, and how her past success will help in her new role.

23 November 2018

Bolivian mining claim partly clears hurdle

An International Court of Arbitration (ICC) tribunal has allowed an Indian company’s US$86 million claim to proceed against a Bolivian state-owned mining entity – while throwing out claims against the state itself and another state-owned entity.

23 November 2018

Movers and shakers – 9 November

This week’s movers and shakers looks at new hires and promotions across Latin America in the consulting, mobile services and food sector.

09 November 2018

Diversity without limits

Since the rise of the #MeToo movement in the last year, diversity and inclusion are the words on everyone’s lips. Delegates at LACCA’s Miami conference discussed the policies and procedures used by in-house counsel, the risks associated with a lack of diversity, and the legal consequences.

02 November 2018

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