Market: Uruguay

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11 August 2020

Uruguay's Elite 2020

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Here are Uruguay's Elite firms for 2020.

11 August 2020

PPP railway project in Uruguay gets more financing

Baker McKenzie LLP offices in Santiago and New York and Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo have helped a consortium led by Spanish construction group Sacyr obtain a US$75 million mezzanine loan to fund a public-private partnership (PPP) railway project connecting Montevideo and Paso de los Toros.

06 August 2020

Furlough or flounder? LatAm's government subsidy schemes

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

It is an old egalitarian principle to leave no one behind. But structural inequalities, lack of political will and a huge percentage of informal workers in Latin America means that not everyone is legally protected by government furlough schemes during the covid-19 pandemic.

27 July 2020

Uruguay makes US$3.5 billion sovereign debt tap and tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and New York has helped the Republic of Uruguay issue new sovereign bonds worth a combined total of US$2 billion, at the same time as the state bought back existing notes for US$1.5 billion.

27 July 2020

The Elite

The 2020 Latin Lawyer Elite firms lead the way in their respective markets on account of the excellent work they do for clients, but also because they invest significant time and effort in maintaining their competitive edge through astute business development and careful talent management.

24 July 2020

Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.

22 July 2020

Ferrere and Olivera help in sale of Uruguay's first PPP

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped UK asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments buy the Punta de Rieles prison, which operates under Uruguay’s first-ever PPP contract.

22 July 2020

Ferrere sees exodus in Bolivia as partners form new firm

South American law firm Ferrere has taken a hit in Bolivia following the departure of four partners and a large group of associates in the country, who have left to launch a new firm.

15 July 2020

PepsiCo makes Uruguay its flagship Americas plant

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped PepsiCo’s reach an agreement with a free trade zone operator in Uruguay to expand its production plant to become the company’s largest plant in the Americas.

13 July 2020

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