Market: International

Pérez Alati advises in Phoenix Financial Trust securitisation

Argentina-based Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz represented Credit Suisse First Boston in the arrangement and establishment of the Phoenix Financial Trust and its issue of US$350 million in senior and subordinated trust debt certificates.

20 April 2001

Latin American specialists made partners at Freshfields

A project finance lawyer based in New York and an arbitration and dispute resolution lawyer in Paris will become partners of the law firm at the beginning of May.

12 April 2001

Brazilian appointed to key post in Computer Law Association

Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva, co-founder and senior partner of law firm Carvalho de Freitas e Ferreira in São Paulo, Brazil, has been appointed secretary-treasurer of the Computer Law Association and will serve in this capacity during 2001.

12 April 2001

Advisers innovate in UPS/Challenge Air deal

United Parcel Service Co is in a position to make itself the largest air cargo and express carrier in Latin America - thanks to two US law firms with Latin American expertise. The two firms innovated a deal last year that made it possible for UPS to purchase Challenge Air Cargo (a Miami-based cargo airline) throughout the region.

06 April 2001

New partner for Linklaters

Linklaters announces the appointment of Conrado Tenaglia as a partner in its global capital markets practice in New York.

06 April 2001

Milbank Tweed moves Latin America specialist to Silicon Valley

Milbank Tweed is opening a new Silicon Valley office in Palo Alto which the firm anticipates will play an active role in Latin American transactions.

30 March 2001

Milbank Tweed midwifes Hewlett-Packard joint venture

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has helped to engineer a Latin American link- up between two leading technology companies. The other firm working on the deal has been Beretta Kahale Godoy in Argentina.

23 March 2001

IRS certifies Uruguay over KYC

The US Internal Revenue Service has announced that it has designated Uruguay a "qualified or eligible jurisdiction" in connection with the ‘know your customer’ (KYC) practices followed by local banks.

23 March 2001

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton helps end dotcom drought

Certifica.com has just announced successful completion of its first round of financing, making it the first dotcom of its kind in Latin America to attract venture capital since the Nasdaq slump.

16 March 2001

Advisers innovate in UPS/Challenge Air deal

United Parcel Service Co looks set to become the largest air cargo and express carrier in Latin America after two US firms with Latin American experience helped structure a deal enabling UPS to purchase the assets of Challenge Air Cargo throughout the region.

16 March 2001

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