Work Area: Telecoms

Mundie promotes two to partner

Mundie e Advogados has made two new partners in its São Paulo headquarters, boosting its tax and administrative law departments.

19 March 2019

Telefónica, Facebook, CAF and IDB invest in Peruvian mobile broadband

Telefónica Perú, Facebook, the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and IDB Invest have launched mobile infrastructure operator Internet para Todos (IpT) and jointly invested US$150 million to expand mobile broadband services in Peru.

12 March 2019

Telecom Argentina gets loan to expand broadband services

Telecom Argentina has hired EGFA to obtain a US$450 million loan from IFC, which it will use to expand broadband coverage in Argentina.

08 March 2019

Telefónica leaves Central America with US$2.3 billion sale

Latham & Watkins LLP and regional firm Arias have helped Spanish telecoms company Telefónica sell assets across Central America to counterparts Millicom and América Móvil for some US$2.3 billion.

04 March 2019

Greenberg Traurig hires corporate lawyer from Mexican ministry

Greenberg Traurig SC has hired the former undersecretary of communications from Mexico’s ministry of communications and transport as shareholder to strengthen its corporate and TMT practices.

27 February 2019

Uber rival 99’s legal head moves to private practice

The former head of legal at ride-sharing app 99 has left the company to head the technology business practice as partner of Brazilian firm Machado Meyer. He speaks to LACCA about the versatility Brazilian in-house counsel need in today’s technologically disruptive world.

18 February 2019

Pellerano & Herrera increases partner count by 60%

The Dominican Republic’s Pellerano & Herrera has promoted three associates to partner, strengthening key practice areas and establishing a rare partnership where more than half the top rank are women.

12 February 2019

Oi completes Latin America’s largest restructuring

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi has finally completed the largest private sector restructuring in Latin American history, after years of legal battles in several jurisdictions.

06 February 2019

Marvellous as ever?

“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?

25 January 2019

Mexico’s González Calvillo promotes three to counsel

González Calvillo, SC has kicked off the new year by promoting three associates to counsel.

25 January 2019

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