Market: Bolivia

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

News in brief – 10 February

This month’s news in brief sees developments in Brazil’s famed criminal investigation against state-owned Petrobras, political changes in Bolivia and Peru, and moves towards the legalisation of marijuana in Mexico.

10 February 2020

Leading Lights 2019

Featured in Pro bono 2019

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.

05 February 2020

Bolivia’s political crisis: then and now

Bolivia plunged into a political crisis after the country’s former leader Evo Morales was forced to step down at the end of 2019, following accusations he committed electoral fraud in October’s election. With an election rerun looming in May, some of the country’s top lawyers reflect on the crisis and predict what might be next for the South American country.

13 January 2020

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