Market: Bolivia

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

Ferrere launches maternity mentorship programme

Regional firm Ferrere has launched a programme that pairs first-time mothers at the firm with senior women professionals to provide them tips and support on how to balance work with childcare.

19 October 2018

Bufete Aguirre completes merger with Quintanilla Soria in Bolivia

Bolivia’s Bufete Aguirre has completely merged with Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa almost a year after the two firms announced an initial tie-up between their IP practices.

02 October 2018

Why is racial inequality still the elephant in the room?

Featured in Diversity 2018

More companies implement diversity policies concerning gender and disability than policies addressing ethnicity or race, according to LACCA's research. Christina McKeon Frutuoso speaks to local GCs to find out what’s holding some companies back from addressing the issue of race in the workplace and how corporate counsel can play an important role. 

14 September 2018

Ferrere and Indacochea on Chilean-Bolivian drinks purchase

Ferrere (Bolivia) advised beverage producer Chilena Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) on its acquisition of 51% of shares in Bebidas Bolivianas (BBO), for a price of US$8.5 million.

14 September 2018

Bolivia should pass robust competition reform, says local lawyer

The cost of not beefing up Bolivia’s competition legislation is too high and should be on the political agenda, argues Mario Ballivian, a local independent practitioner and contributor to Latin Lawyer Reference.

14 September 2018

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

04 September 2018

Keeping tabs on outside counsel

Featured in Diversity 2018

Companies across industries are making a lot of noise about the importance of promoting diversity within their businesses, but when it comes to keeping tabs on their outside counsel, little is being done, according to LACCA’s research.

31 August 2018

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