Market: Bolivia

Exposing the gap

Featured in Women in law 2019

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

23 May 2019

Why fewer women than men become partners

Featured in Women in law 2019

Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.

23 May 2019

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

23 May 2019

Survey highlights scant change to women partner numbers

Featured in Women in law 2019

The average percentage of partner positions at Latin Lawyer 250 firms held by women is now 23%, barely more than the number we reported when we began tracking partner diversity back in 2013.

21 May 2019

Bolivian politician’s arbitration award enforced in US

A Colorado court has confirmed a US$36 million award in favour of a Bolivian politician’s investment company against a Mexican cement group despite the fact it is still subject to annulment proceedings in Bolivia.

01 May 2019

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Featured in 13th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

11 April 2019

Seven firms behind Bolivian telecoms sale

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston and Ferrere (Bolivia) have helped Phoenix Tower International (PTI) enter an agreement to acquire 600 wireless communication towers in Bolivia for US$100 million.

11 March 2019

Guevara & Gutiérrez guides Alicorp merger in Bolivia

Bolivian law firm Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales has helped three local subsidiaries of Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp merge into one joint company.

11 March 2019

Legal head leaves Bolivian hardware distributor to return to private practice

The former legal director for Salcedo, the distributor of Bolivian hardware store Truper, speaks to LACCA about his return to private practice and explains why Bolivian businesses operating in less-regulated regions must prepare for more scrutiny from local authorities.

25 February 2019

Ferrere helps Canadian company get rare Bolivian mining concession

Ferrere (Bolivia) has helped a subsidiary of Canadian mining company New Pacific Metals enter mining concession agreements with state-owned Corporación Minera de Bolivia.

22 February 2019

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