Market: Colombia

DLA Piper hires infrastructure head in Colombia

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has hired a new partner to head its infrastructure practice in Bogotá.

06 July 2020

Aeroméxico becomes latest LatAm airline to file Chapter 11 in New York

Aeroméxico has filed Chapter 11 proceedings in New York, following in the steps of Colombian airline Avianca and South America’s largest passenger carrier LATAM. By Teodor Teofilov

03 July 2020

CMS hires tax team from UnaLegal in Bogotá

The tax, customs law and trade team from Unión Navas Arbouin Abogados (UnaLegal) in Bogotá has moved over to the Colombian arm of global law firm CMS, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero.

30 June 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Colombia issues US$2.5 billion in sovereign debt

Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC, has helped the Republic of Colombia make two issuances of sovereign debt worth a combined US$2.5 billion.

29 June 2020

M&A deals in Colombia: March-December 2019

Featured in Deal reports 2019

According to Latin Lawyer data, 45 M&A deals closed in Colombia between March and December 2019. When counting only the deal values made public, the combined value exceeded US$7.6 billion.

26 June 2020

M&A league table 2019: Colombia

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America in 2019. Here, we present the firms that won the most work in Colombia.

26 June 2020

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers

The onslaught of emergency laws implemented in Latin America to tackle the covid-19 pandemic has reduced transparency and public procurement controls, with lawyers recommending governments and companies prepare to justify their actions in the many investigations that will follow.

25 June 2020

Appellate court overturns Colombia’s Uber ban

An appellate court in Bogotá has overturned a decision by the Colombian competition authority that temporarily suspended Uber’s operations, finding that the enforcer relied on a flawed interpretation of the statute of limitations.

24 June 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

23 June 2020

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