Market: Venezuela

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

Several Ropes & Gray LLP offices, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity investor Advent International buy Nielsen’s retailer data business, Global Connect, for US$2.7 billion.

23 November 2020

US insurer takes Venezuela to ICSID arbitration

Affiliates of Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual have lodged an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Venezuela after selling their local operations amid hyperinflation and foreign exchange restrictions.

10 November 2020

Argentine arbitrator Grigera Naón survives Venezuela challenge

Venezuela has failed to unseat Argentine arbitrator Horacio Grigera Naón from an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal over allegations the claimant’s counsel provided him with legal advice while the case was pending.

05 November 2020

Reprieve for Maduro in battle over Venezuelan gold

The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that the UK government’s recognition of Juan Guaidó rather than Nicolás Maduro as lawful president of Venezuela is not necessarily conclusive for the purpose of determining who has control over US$1.95 billion in gold reserves held by the Bank of England.

07 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

Venezuela 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.

02 September 2020

Exploring the minimum wage across Latin America

Most countries have a national minimum wage in some form. For legal teams at both local businesses and multinational corporations across several jurisdictions, keeping up with minimum wage requirements can be tricky. In this article, LACCA turns to member firms of Ius Laboris, the world’s largest HR and employment law firm alliance, to provide a comparison of how rates differ across Latin America, taking into account any recent developments from the covid-19 pandemic.

25 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

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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

Venezuela's Elite 2020

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Here is Venezuela's Elite firm for 2020.

11 August 2020

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