Market: Uruguay

Latin Lawyer-GIR Live Anti-corruption & Investigations: combating persistent compliance risk

A transcript from Latin Lawyer-GIR Live Anti-corruption & Investigations, which took place in Mexico City in June, is now available to view.

13 August 2019

Uruguay’s Conaprole expands dairy plant

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped Uruguay’s largest dairy producer Conaprole sign an agreement with German farming technology company GEA to expand a production plant.

08 August 2019

Women’s arbitration association begins LatAm roll-out

Women Way in Arbitration (WWA Latam), an association that promotes the role of women in Latin American arbitration, is preparing to launch in Colombia after a successful opening in Argentina earlier this year.

25 July 2019

Landmark EU-Mercosur trade deal

In-house lawyers from across the Mercosur bloc talk to LACCA about how its ground-breaking trade deal with the European Union is set to affect companies, and how legal teams can prepare their organisations for the inevitable update in trade and compliance standards that will come from across the pond.

22 July 2019

Glencore brings second ICSID claim against Colombia

Swiss commodities trader Glencore has filed a second International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia, this time over the construction and maintenance of a port facility – while a US investor has applied to annul an ICSID award dismissing its claim against Uruguay on jurisdictional grounds.

12 July 2019

Uruguayan PPP project gets financing

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped a motorway project in south-western Uruguay obtain a credit facility.

05 July 2019

Weathering a natural disaster storm

In-house counsel from across the region share their views on how legal teams can successfully prepare their companies to deal with natural disasters, from deciding what insurance to choose to steering a successful claim if disaster does strike.   

24 June 2019

A budding industry

As many countries in Latin America look to implement more liberal policies on cannabis, LACCA speaks to María Jimena Ochoa, legal manager at medicinal marijuana business Khiron Life Sciences, about the company’s high expectations for growth in Latin America and further afield, and the difficulties of hashing out a good reputation in such a complex industry.

17 June 2019

Multiple firms steer rare Ecuadorian investment in Canadian miner

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito, Carcelén, Desmadryl, Guzmán & Tapia in Santiago and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Toronto have helped Ecuadorian conglomerate Grupo Nobis acquire a minority stake in Canadian listed mining company Adventus.

05 June 2019

Uruguayan wind farms get new credit facility

Uruguayan firm Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped Spanish renewables company Saeta Yield refinance two wind farms.

05 June 2019

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