Market: Uruguay

Retailer chain gets IDB Invest loan to expand in Ecuador

Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, DC and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito have helped Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) lend US$40 million to South American retail chain Tiendas Industriales Asociadas (Tía), which will use the funds to open new stores in Ecuador.

08 June 2020

UPDATE: Three firms behind pharma merger in Uruguay

Latin Lawyer recently published an article about Roemmers buying Laboratorios Haymann, omitting Posadas, Posadas & Vecino's role in the deal. An updated version of the story follows below:

01 June 2020

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

26 May 2020

Uruguay covid-19 information hub

As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.

14 May 2020

Dentons and Jiménez de Aréchaga complete first virtual legal tie-up

Global law firm Dentons has completed the legal profession’s first virtual law firm tie-up amid covid-19 travel restrictions by finalising its merger with Uruguay’s Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause.

30 April 2020

Chameleonic law firms: adapting to a crisis

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

With economies at a standstill, companies fighting for survival and vulnerable local communities in need of pro bono counsel, the work of law firms has taken a drastic turn in recent weeks. Latin Lawyer speaks to law firm partners to learn about what measures they have taken to manage the crisis in the two months since the first covid-19 case was detected in the region.

24 April 2020

Treading deep waters: international firms remain key in times of trouble

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2019?

During crises, companies in Latin America have historically had to take precautionary measures to sustain their business. As part of LACCA’s landmark research into Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies, Eloise Hardy investigates why international firms are the first port of call for many multinationals in Latin America looking to stay afloat in troubled times.

07 April 2020

Looking for attention: hiring boutiques as external counsel

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2019?

LACCA’s research into "Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Companies" reveals that the region’s boutique firms often appeal to companies from highly regulated industries who are looking for specialised advice.

24 March 2020

Nike sells more distribution rights in Latin America

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Carey in Santiago, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and Foderé Abogados in Montevideo have helped Mexican retailer Grupo Axo buy sports giant Nike’s operations in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

18 March 2020

UK investor snaps up Uruguayan wind farm

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped the Spanish branch of UK renewables investor Cubico acquire a wind farm in Uruguay.

13 March 2020

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