Work Area: Tax

Baraona Fischer departees forge new firm

A group of lawyers – including six partners – from Chile’s Baraona Fischer y Cía have left to form new firm Fischer y Cía, while their former firm rebrands as Baraona Marshall & Cía.

28 January 2021

Peruvian miner secures credit to pay off tax debt

Peruvian miner Compañía de Minas Buenaventura has hired Milbank in New York and García Sayán Abogados in Lima to obtain syndicated letters of guarantee for 2.2 billion soles (US$582 million) to pay off debt owed to the country’s tax authority, SUNAT.

22 January 2021

Trench Rossi and Demarest appoint new chief compliance officers

Brazil’s Trench Rossi Watanabe has appointed its first chief compliance officer (CCO) by hiring from Demarest Advogados, which in turn has appointed a new CCO of its own, as well as promoting four lawyers to partner.

18 January 2021

Pérez Bustamante expands with hire and promotions

Ecuador's Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has hired an energy and natural resources partner from Noboa, Peña & Torres Abogados, while also promoting five senior associates to director across several practices.

12 January 2021

Hernández & Cía adds tax and labour partners

Peruvian firm Hernández & Cía Abogados has added to its tax offering by hiring a senior associate from CMS Grau as partner, and promoting one senior associate in its labour practice to the top rank.

11 January 2021

Cuatrecasas hires nine partners across Chile, Colombia and Mexico

Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has added substantial firepower to its Latin American offices by hiring five partners in Chile – four of them from Guerrero Olivos, including Roberto Guerrero Valenzuela – three partners in Colombia (including Brigard Urrutia’s former banking head) and a tax partner in Mexico.

23 December 2020

Machado Meyer makes nine new partners

Machado Meyer Advogados has strengthened its corporate, projects, labour and tax departments by promoting nine lawyers to partner in preparation for 2021.

16 December 2020

Paz Horowitz helps Ecuadorean miner get tax discount

Paz Horowitz Abogados has helped local mining group Planta Industria LACEC obtain a 12-year tax discount for a US$9 million investment agreement with the Ecuadorean government.

10 November 2020

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