Market: Uruguay

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

In the loop: why communication is key to advocacy

GCs in Latin America are trying to make lobbying a more open and transparent process. As part of our lobbying series, GCs across the region tell LACCA why communicating the intricacies of government relations to those outside the legal department is essential to keep the process of advocacy legitimate.

10 March 2020

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Featured in 14th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

27 February 2020

Multiple firms in Uruguayan wind farm acquisition

Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo and Gómez-Acebo Pombo in Madrid have helped Dutch infrastructure company DIF Capital Partners buy a wind farm in Uruguay.

24 February 2020

Celebrating equality: Social Responsibility Award

Having an effective corporate social responsibility programme is about working collaboratively across departments to form an enriched company culture that advocates for the rights of minorities. Beverage multinational Diageo does just that and is this year’s winner of LACCA’s Social Responsibility Award. GCs Sandra Lalli and Patricia Barbelli tell LACCA about the company’s trailblazing reputation for setting firsts across the world when it comes to diversity, inclusion and equality.

10 February 2020

Uruguayan windfarm owner makes private debt issuance

Baker & McKenzie LLP in New York and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima have helped a Uruguayan subsidiary of Spanish renewables company Bow Power raise US$88 million through a private bond issuance.

07 February 2020

Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Oil & Gas still available

A super early ticket rate for Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas – which takes place in Cartagena on 24 March – is available until Friday 7 February.

06 February 2020

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