Market: Chile

Chile warned of treaty claim over school meal payments

A US-owned catering group has threatened Chile with a treaty claim as it seeks payment for meals provided to the country’s public schools during the 2019 riots.

21 February 2023

LatAm partner promotions plunge after previous year’s high

Latin Lawyer has registered a 34% decrease in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of female lawyers reaching the most senior rank at their respective firms has remained in line with last year’s figures.

15 February 2023

Emergent Cold snaps up more refrigeration assets in Chile

NLD Abogados in Santiago has helped Latin American temperature-controlled storage company Emergent Cold buy Chilean counterpart Multifrigo.

10 February 2023

Codelco raises US$900 million in debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean copper company Codelco issue US$900 million worth of notes.

09 February 2023

Clyde & Co Chile nabs insurance head from Acuña Hoetz

Clyde & Co Chile has made its first lateral hire just months after it launched its Santiago office, recruiting one of the founding partners of Acuña, Hoetz & Cifuentes to lead its insurance practice.

02 February 2023

LatAm firms help Chilean start-up get funds from BTG Pactual

Mattos Filho in São Paulo and CMS Carey & Allende in Santiago have helped Chilean biodegradable packaging start-up Bioelements raise US$30 million in a Series A funding.

01 February 2023

Cuatrecasas hires from Chile’s electricity regulator

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has strengthened its energy practice by recruiting the head of the local Superintendency of Electricity and Fuels (SEC) as partner.

31 January 2023

Chilean firms advise on iodine acquisition

NLD Abogados has helped Chilean mining group Graneros acquire local counterpart SCM Bullmine, handing the buyer several iodine mining assets.

31 January 2023

Get the C-suite to buy-in to better avoid risks

GCs in Latin America say it is important to keep C-suite members in the loop when it comes to risk management, arguing that having the business leadership on your side will help avoid risks.

30 January 2023

AES Andes and Codelco ink renewables PPA in Chile

Claro & Cía has helped Santiago-headquartered energy group AES Andes sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned mining giant Codelco for the supply of renewable energy to two local mines.

27 January 2023

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