Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Canada’s CDPQ snaps up Brazilian assets from Equatorial

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Canada’s Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) acquire a set of power assets from the transmission subsidiary of local utilities company Equatorial Energia for 396 million reais (US$144 million).

22 November 2023

US jeweller Tiffany crystallises first LatAm flagship store in Brazil

Demarest Advogados has helped Brazilian shopping centre operator Iguatemi negotiate the opening of US jeweller Tiffany & Co.'s first flagship store in Latin America, with the store relocating to a new space within its São Paulo complex.

22 November 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Featured in Pro bono 2023

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2023, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening a culture of pro bono in Latin America.

21 November 2023

Digital infrastructure: big change needs big money

The development of AI, data centres and high-speed internet is revolutionising the world at break-neck speed, but the scope of project finance must expand for the evolving digital infrastructure landscape to remain viable in Latin America, said panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance.

21 November 2023

Carey promotes two to counsel

Chile’s Carey has bolstered its labour and real estate groups by promoting two practitioners to counsel.

21 November 2023

Two weeks to go until labour event in Miami

There are just two weeks until Latin Lawyer Live: Labour and Employment in Miami, which will feature speakers from Uber, NBC Universal and Syngenta. Read on for more information about the programme and how to register.

21 November 2023

BlackRock fund makes energy transition investment in Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped a BlackRock-owned investment fund, Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), acquire shares in Brazilian energy transition company Brasol.

21 November 2023

Ferrere helps Uruguayan film group wrap Netflix documentary

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped Uruguayan film production company Trailer Films produce a documentary about Colombian footballer René Higuita.

21 November 2023

Costa Rican firms brew coffee buy

Facio & Cañas has helped the coffee division of Latin American-focused investor BIA Foods acquire Costa Rican coffee producer Café Rey.

21 November 2023

A Guided Tour Through Peru’s Arbitration System

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America - Second Edition

As the arbitration process and legislation evolves in Peru, it is crucial to examine the arbitration procedure, arbitrability of disputes, judicial injunctions, extensions of agreements and the independence and impartiality of arbitrators.

21 November 2023

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