Market: Uruguay

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

29 October 2020

UPM signs railway operator contract for pulp mill in Uruguay

Uruguay’s Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped a consortium of local and international infrastructure companies, including German Deutsche Bahn, win a bid to operate the 273-kilometre commercial railway line between Montevideo and Paso de los Toros.

28 October 2020

Spanish fuel distributor enters Uruguay with Petrobras buy

Blank Rome in Philadelphia and Washington, DC and Bragard Abogados in Montevideo have helped Spain’s DISA buy a fuel distribution company from Petrobras in Uruguay for US$62 million.

21 October 2020

It’s not all bad news for M&A in 2021, say bankers

M&A activity in Latin America is down as much as 50% following the onset of the covid-19 pandemic – but technological innovation and new financing conditions present opportunities for experienced buyers, according to panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer Live Interactive M&A yesterday.

20 October 2020

Uruguay's first unicorn draws multiple firms

A slew of international and Latin American firms has helped US private equity group General Atlantic lead a US$200 million investment in Uruguayan fintech dLocal, making it Uruguay’s first unicorn.

19 October 2020

Ten LatAm firms confirm role in Nordex US$2 billion triple loan

Firms from across the world – including ten from Latin America – have advised on three loan agreements for global wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, worth a combined 1.66 billion euro (US$1.95 billion).

02 October 2020

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

03 September 2020

Ferrere steers Uruguayan pharma litigation to victory

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped private equity group Linzor Capital Partners, the owner of Uruguayan pharmaceutical chain Farmashop, win a US$120 million litigation against the government challenging limits to the number of drug stores it operates in the country, with an appeals court deciding the restrictions impeded free trade.

02 September 2020

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

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