Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Vieira Rezende hires for shipping and litigation

Vieira, Rezende, Barbosa e Guerreiro Advogados has continued its programme of targeted lateral expansion, hiring new partners in the maritime and shipping and litigation practices.

14 November 2012

Argentine port concessionaire obtains US$60 million CAF loan

Argentina’s Severgnini Robiola Grinberg & Tombeur has helped the Andean development bank, Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF), provide long-term financing to the holder of a port concession for Bahía Blanca, a city located in the province of Buenos Aires.

15 October 2012

LLX raises US$345 million to fund LatAm’s largest port

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has assisted port operator LLX Açú Operações Portuárias in a 750 million reais (US$345 million) debenture issue to develop the Açú super port – which will be the largest port enterprise in Latin America once up and running.

27 September 2012

P&O secures CAF loan

The New York office of Clifford Chance LLP, Palacios, Prono y Talavera in Paraguay, Argentina’s Allende & Brea Abogados and Australian firm Middletons have helped P&O Maritime Holdings (Paraguay) secure a US$40 million senior secured loan facility from Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) and the Paraguayan branch of Brazil’s Banco Itaú.

06 September 2012

LACCA Approved results taking shape

The initial results of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)’s dedicated external counsel recommendation system – LACCA Approved – are taking shape, with a broad range of results submitted by members across the region.

16 July 2012

González Calvillo taps INBURSA for double rig financing

González Calvillo, SC has helped a subsidiary of Mexico’s largest mining corporation, Grupo México, obtain financing from Mexican bank INBURSA to buy two drilling rigs that will be leased to national oil company Pemex.

09 July 2012

OSX secures ‘critical’ financing for largest shipyard in the Americas

Brazil’s OSX, the shipbuilding arm of energy and mining heavyweight EBX, has turned to Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch - Advogados to obtain financing of US$1.3 billion for the construction of the Açú shipyard in the north of Rio de Janeiro state.

26 June 2012

Law Firm Leader of the Year

Featured in 6th Annual Awards

The latest winners of Latin Lawyer’s law firm leader awards prove there is no fixed recipe for success. Marieke Breijer talks to the eight leaders about their strategies

01 June 2012

Rusconi Medina and Rosselló team up for El Salvador’s most important bid

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has turned to Salvadorean firm Rusconi, Medina & Asociados - Central Law El Salvador and Rosselló Abogados in Peru to conduct technical, legal and financial studies in the run up to a bidding round for El Salvador’s La Unión port, described as the country’s most important infrastructure port project in 20 years.

01 June 2012

Deal of the Year 2011

Featured in 6th Annual Awards

Marieke Breijer profiles the winners and runners-up of Latin Lawyer’s 2011 Deal of the Year Awards, celebrating the ever-increasing sophistication shown by the legal teams involved in the continent’s most remarkable business deals

04 May 2012

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