Market: Bolivia

Latin America among most complex regions for financial reporting

With a recent report ranking Brazil, Colombia and Argentina in the top 10 countries worldwide for accounting and tax complexity, LACCA speaks to local GCs to find out why financial reporting can be so confusing.

30 June 2017

M&A: Energy boost

The cross-border acquisition by Argentina’s largest electricity provider of assets owned by Brazil’s beleaguered state-owned oil company spanned seven jurisdictions and required a strong, coordinated effort from international and regional firms

20 June 2017

Glencore’s arbitration claim against Bolivia ready to go

A former chairman of the World Trade Organisation’s Appellate Body is heading the UNCITRAL panel hearing commodities trader Glencore’s investment treaty claim against Bolivia over the nationalisation of a tin and zinc mine, it has emerged.

15 June 2017

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.

09 June 2017

New member profile: Legal director for the Andean region at Uber

Felipe Sandoval tells LACCA about how GCs at technology companies can help their businesses by being as creative as the industry they operate in.

23 May 2017

Ecuador set to terminate bilateral investment treaties

As it prepares for a change of president, the Ecuadorean government has said it will cancel all 12 of its remaining bilateral investment treaties (BITs) – ostensibly as part of a plan to renegotiate the agreements on more favourable terms.

09 May 2017

Bolivian hydro company gets refinancing

Bolivian firm Bufete Aguirre Soc Civ has helped power provider Hidroelectrica Boliviana obtain a US$43 million loan to refinance debt.

26 April 2017

Bolivia’s Indacochea joins Meritas

Indacochea & Asociados has become the first Bolivian member of global business law firm alliance Meritas.

04 April 2017

Ferrere replaces Andrés Cerisola

IP partner Agustín Mayer is to replace Andrés Cerisola as managing partner of regional Latin American firm Ferrere, with the latter announcing his retirement from the firm after eight years at its helm.

30 March 2017

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Bolivia

Bolivia is the next stop on Latin Lawyer’s country-by-country tour of the region’s legal markets, as analysed in the latest edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.

28 March 2017

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