Market: Uruguay

Dentons helps complete Mondelēz-Cadburys merger in Uruguay

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped US food manufacturer Mondelēz International obtain Uruguayan antitrust clearance for its £11.6 billion (US$19 billion) global merger with British confectionery company Cadburys.

24 August 2020

Uruguay issues guidance on merger control reform

Uruguay’s government has issued a decree clarifying the implementation of recent amendments to its merger control regime, which established a two-phase merger review process and empowered the competition watchdog to conditionally approve deals.

14 August 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2020: taking on the covid-19 crisis

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

11 August 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite 2020: the firms

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

11 August 2020

Multiple LatAm firms in cross-border logistics issuance


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

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