Market: Uruguay

Guyer & Regules and Posadas, Posadas & Vecino help settle agribusiness litigation in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped German chemical company BASF and its Uruguayan subsidiary settle a litigation case with local agribusiness company Solaris regarding the termination of distribution contracts.

12 April 2021

Uruguayan hotel group restructures debt and sells up

Guyer & Regules and Amorín Abogados have helped Uruguayan hotel operator Tonosol restructure a US$30 million debt package as part of a deal that also saw the company sell its hospitality business to US real estate group White Elephant.

26 March 2021

Uruguay settles billion-dollar port dispute

Belgian logistics group Katoen Natie has agreed not to pursue a US$1.5 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Uruguay after the state extended the life of its concession for a container terminal at the port of Montevideo.

19 March 2021

BBVA issues first sustainable bonds in Uruguay

DLA Piper LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped the Uruguayan branch of BBVA raise US$15 million in the country’s first sustainable bond issuance.

08 March 2021

Uruguayan company gets loan to buy trains for UPM pulp mill

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo has helped a railway subsidiary of Uruguayan logistics company Grupo Christophersen and Spanish constructor Cointer obtain a 94 million euro (US$113 million) loan to finance train equipment for a railway connecting Montevideo and Paso de los Toros, where Finnish forestry group UPM is building a pulp mill.

01 March 2021

US asset manager gets green financing to fund Uruguayan solar

US asset manager Hudson Sustainable Group has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to raise US$107 million in a green financing to fund the operations of six solar farms in Uruguay.

23 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

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 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

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