Market: Peru

Peru's draft arbitration law risks “chaos” in domestic cases

Peru is considering a bill that will require all arbitrators in domestic cases to have their legal qualifications certified by a state regulator or face removal from tribunals – a move that practitioners warn will cause “chaos” and effectively bar foreign lawyers from hearing those disputes.

02 March 2021

Rebaza Alcázar and Rodrigo Elías steer Peruvian investment fund

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima has helped Peruvian investor Grupo Andino structure a US$50 million investment fund that will provide loans to local, mid-sized companies.

01 March 2021

Singaporean investor goes for gold in Peru

Ashurst LLP in New York, Canada’s Stikeman Elliot LLP and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped Singaporean metals investor Boroo buy one of Peru’s largest gold mines for US$307 million.

23 February 2021

Pro bono: A critical state

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Necessity is often considered the greatest driver of innovation. As a result of covid-19, the traditional service model for legal advice across all practice areas has had to evolve, pro bono included. Lawyers who work in this field are having to adapt to continue to provide access to justice for vulnerable people in today’s digitalised and distressed world.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer's Leading Lights for pro bono

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

22 February 2021

Pro bono: Clearing the way

Featured in Pro bono 2020

As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.

22 February 2021

Petroperú gets financing to complete Talara upgrade

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand have helped state-owned oil company Petroperú raise US$1 billion in a bond issuance to complete the modernisation of its Talara oil refinery.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center's Pro Bono Survey 2020

Featured in Pro bono 2020

The latest results from our annual research indicate that despite a year of unique and severe challenges, law firms are as committed as ever to doing pro bono. We report on what firms are doing to push their efforts to the next level.

22 February 2021

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

Korean investor threatens Peru with arbitration over blocked gas sale

A Korean energy company has threatened Peru with a treaty claim, accusing the state of blocking the billion-dollar sale of its gas investments in the Amazon basin.

10 February 2021

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