Work Area: Telecoms

All claims dismissed in Colombia-Ecuador telecoms arbitration dispute

A Quito-seated tribunal has dismissed claims by both sides in a US$39 million joint venture dispute between Colombian and Ecuadorean state-owned telecoms companies that also gave rise to the threat of a treaty claim.

25 July 2019

Mexico’s Televisa sells its stake in Radiópolis

Mexican media group Televisa has hired Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC to sell its entire stake in radio operator Radiópolis for 1.4 billion pesos (US$76 million).

23 July 2019

Mattos Filho hires former Pinheiro Neto counsel

In its third lateral hire this year, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has recruited a lawyer who previously spent 17 years at Pinheiro Neto Advogados.

15 July 2019

Telecom Argentina gets IDB credit line

Argentine firm EGFA has helped Telecom Argentina obtain a US$300 million loan.

10 June 2019

Telefónica sells data centres in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica sell its data centres in Brazil to an investment management firm for US$112 million.

29 May 2019

Talking strategy with the legal team at Logicalis

LACCA catches up with members of the team at Logicalis to find out how they run such an effective legal operation across borders and why overcoming the stereotype of being obstacles to business is key to their success.  

13 May 2019

Bitel keeps telecoms spectrum in Peru after investigation

Hernández & Cía Abogados has successfully helped telecoms company Bitel through an internal investigation by Peru’s telecommunications ministry (MTC) over the allocation of a frequency band without a public tender.

05 April 2019

Disney-Fox merger gets approval in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica

Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, and Brussels; Carey in Santiago and Aguilar Castillo Love’s offices in Tegucigalpa and San José have helped Disney obtain antitrust approval for its US$71.3 billion global merger with 21st Century Fox in Chile, Honduras and Costa Rica.

28 March 2019

America Móvil continues buying spree with Nextel in Brazil

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Mexican telecoms company América Móvil acquire its Brazilian counterpart Nextel for US$905 million.

22 March 2019

Panel of five decides Oi arbitration case in Angola

A subsidiary of Brazilian telecoms group Oi has been awarded US$650 million in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) case against its fellow shareholders in Angolan mobile carrier Unitel – a dispute that was heard by a five-member arbitral tribunal and reportedly involved claims worth US$3 billion.

22 March 2019

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