Market: International

Political polarisation hinders investments in LatAm

Political polarisation and tendencies towards populism in some Latin American countries have negatively impacted regulatory regimes and long-term foreign investments in the region, but the technology sector stands out for being one of those less affected, said lawyers speaking on a panel at the IBA Annual Conference in Paris last week.

08 November 2023

US fruit group grows LatAm presence with double purchase

Multiple firms have helped US fruit group Frutura acquire two agribusinesses in Chile and the US respectively, including its berry-growing operations across Latin America.

08 November 2023

Last chance for early rate tickets to labour event in Miami

There's just one day left to buy tickets at an early rate discount for Latin Lawyer Live: Labour and Employment in Miami this December, which will feature speakers from Uber, NBC Universal and Syngenta Read on for more information about the programme and how to register.

08 November 2023

Bolivia reports win in mining claim

Bolivia says it has defeated an investment treaty claim pursued by the estate of a deceased dual national who alleged his mining concessions had been expropriated.

08 November 2023

Sonnedix gets US$624 million loan to finalise Enel solar buy in Chile

Four White & Case LLP offices have helped multinational renewables company Sonnedix secure a US$624 million financing to fund the acquisition of four Enel solar plants.

08 November 2023

Cooley targets LatAm VC work with Miami office launch

Cooley LLP has become the latest US firm to open an office in Miami, where it plans to target venture capital work in Latin America.

07 November 2023

Cemex refinances US$3 billion worth of debt

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York has helped Mexican behemoth Cemex renegotiate US$3 billion worth of debt.

07 November 2023

US Supreme Court declines to review PDVSA bribery case

The US Supreme Court has declined to review a case in which a litigation trust representing Venezuela’s national state oil company accused a slew of oil traders, banks, and individuals of paying its officials bribes in exchange for inside information, fixed prices and rigged bids.

07 November 2023

Nader Hayaux steers US$135 million St. Regis resort financing

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped a syndicate of lenders grant a US$135 million loan to Spanish hospitality group AB Living for development projects at a St. Regis hotel in Mexico’s popular tourist resort of Riviera Maya.

07 November 2023

One week to go until project finance conference in New York

There is just over a week to go until top figures from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and investment companies Alllianz, The Carlyle Group and KKR will speak at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York.

06 November 2023

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