Market: Peru

Consortium wins Peru's second toll road concession

The Consorcio Concesión Vial has been awarded the Ancón-Huacho-Pativilca toll road concession on a section of the North Pan-American Highway in Peru. This is the second (and largest) toll-road concession granted by the Peruvian State, the first being on the Arequipa-Matarani highway.

07 June 2002

US Attorney for the Southern District of New York rejoins old firm

Former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Mary Jo White has joined Debevoise & Plimpton, effective June 1.

07 June 2002

Lawyers debate Peruvian constitutional reform

Estudio Echecopar, together with Estudio Bullard, Falla, Ezcurra y Rivarolo and the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), has held a seminar on ‘the Economic Regime of the Peruvian Constitution’. Talks were given analysing the current official Proposals Concerning the Modification of the Constitution of 1993.

07 June 2002

Lawyers debate Peruvian constitutional reform

Estudio Echecopar, together with Estudio Bullard, Falla, Ezcurra y Rivarolo and the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), has held a seminar on ‘the Economic Regime of the Peruvian Constitution’. Talks were given analysing the current official Proposals Concerning the Modification of the Constitution of 1993.

07 June 2002

Former deputy minister and congresswoman joins Peruvian firm

Beatriz Alva has joined Hernández & Rosselló Abogados, where she will be responsible for the labour law practice of the firm including social security and social provision law. She will also be part of the administrative law and public affairs teams.

31 May 2002

IADB and BSCH BOOT south Peru's electricity

A BOOT (‘Build, Own, Operate and Transfer’) project to design, expand, construct and operate the electricity transmission systems of southern Peru has been co-financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH).

24 May 2002

Freshfields launches US antitrust practice

Paul Yde and M J Moltenbrey have become partners of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and will launch a US antitrust practice in Washington DC. Joining them will be Alan Ryan, a competition partner who is relocating from the firm’s Brussels office.

24 May 2002

COMAD to collaborate abroad again

Mexican law firm Corporación Mexicana de Asesores en Derecho SC (COMAD) has entered into a collaboration agreement with Peruvian firm Abogados Consultores SA.

24 May 2002

Winston & Strawn lawyer sets up on own

Thomas Vega-Byrnes has left Winston & Strawn and has set up his own solo practice, Thomas Vega-Byrnes LLC. He will continue to work in international power projects and will build upon established relationships with commercial, government and multilateral lenders, equipment suppliers and contractors.

24 May 2002

Ernst & Young jumps into Andersen' shoes in South America

The expansion of Ernst & Young in South America continues apace, with three mergers with ex-Andersen affiliates announced last month. Within the space of a few weeks, the auditing firm cashed in on Andersen’s troubles by joining forces with the embattled firm’s former partners in Chile, Argentina and Peru.

10 May 2002

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