Market: Bolivia

PPO Abogados doubles partnership in Bolivia

PPO Abogados, which was launched by four ex-Ferrere (Bolivia) partners in July, has doubled its partnership by promoting four to partner, bolstering its corporate, banking and public law practices.

18 August 2020

Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.

22 July 2020

Ferrere sees exodus in Bolivia as partners form new firm

South American law firm Ferrere has taken a hit in Bolivia following the departure of four partners and a large group of associates in the country, who have left to launch a new firm.

15 July 2020

Closed M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 22 multijurisdictional M&A deals that closed in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was US$2.5 billion.

15 June 2020

Making a bad situation worse: covid-19 hits Bolivia’s hydrocarbons market

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

Bolivia’s oil and gas market has suffered from structural flaws for years, but covid-19 is exacerbating the challenges facing the industry. Indacochea & Asociados energy partners Ricardo Indacochea and Mariana Pereira consider what the global pandemic means for Bolivia’s hydrocarbons sector.

22 May 2020

Bolivia covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's free-to-view and regularly updated information hub contains legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to covid-19.

14 May 2020

Arbitration tribunal refuses to suspend Bolivia claim over pandemic

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration has refused to extend a deadline for Bolivia to submit its statement of defence in an investment treaty claim, after the state argued that the coronavirus pandemic had made work on the submission “virtually impossible.”

04 May 2020

Paraguayan beef producer makes rare cross-border issuance

Paraguayan beef-processing company Frigorífico Concepción has hired Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in London and New York and Ferrere (Bolivia) to issue notes worth US$100 million.

19 March 2020

In the loop: why communication is key to advocacy

GCs in Latin America are trying to make lobbying a more open and transparent process. As part of our lobbying series, GCs across the region tell LACCA why communicating the intricacies of government relations to those outside the legal department is essential to keep the process of advocacy legitimate.

10 March 2020

From lobbying to advocacy: shaping government policy

New reports that US oil multinationals successfully lobbied policymakers in favour of environmentally harmful legislation have lent credence to the age-old stereotype of lobbyists swarming the White House. But in Latin America the public perception of corporate lobbying can be hostile, something many companies are trying to change. LACCA finds out how companies are using advocacy as a force for good.

24 February 2020

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