Topic: Fintech

Digital payments merger calls on Demarest and Andrade Lacaz

Demarest Advogados has helped Brazilian telecoms and payments company Grupocard merge with local counterpart Movilway in a transaction worth 470 million reais (US$95 million).

11 May 2023

The key to open banking

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks 2022?

With Brazil taking the driver's seat for open banking in Latin America, several other jurisdictions are now looking at developing their own systems. LACCA spoke to in-house lawyers and private practitioners about the legal and regulatory challenges of the Brazilian roll-out and what lies ahead for countries like Argentina and Chile.

27 April 2023

Argentine airline pioneers NFT-based ticketing system

Fargosi Abogados has helped Argentine low-cost airline Flybondi team up with a US start-up to become the first flight carrier in the world to provide NFTickets to its customers.

27 April 2023

Mexican fintech eyes LatAm expansion with US$90 million loan

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped Mexican fintech Clara secure a credit line worth US$90 million.

13 April 2023

TCA consolidates partnership with double promotion

Highly Recommended Argentine firm TCA Tanoira Cassagne has strengthened its new business, innovation & digital transformation area by appointing two new partners.

15 March 2023

Chilean fintech Datamart raises capital in investment round

Two Shearman & Sterling LLP offices and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped Chilean fintech Datamart raise US$6 million in a funding round.

08 March 2023

Puerto Rican fintech expands in Brazil

Mattos Filho has helped Puerto Rican payment processing company Evertec buy Brazilian counterpart paySmart for 130 million reais (US$25 million).

02 March 2023

Dias Carneiro and Mattos Filho steer fintech open banking buy

Dias Carneiro Advogados has helped Brazilian fintech Celcoin acquire Finansystech, a company that runs a network of financial institutions operating under Brazil’s open banking framework.

01 March 2023

Fintech gets first cryptocurrency-backed facility in Colombia

Gómez-Pinzón has helped Latin American fintech Clave and its founder US investment fund CrossRegional Management obtain Colombia’s first-ever credit facility denominated in a dollar-linked cryptocurrency.

13 February 2023

Nubank lands US$150 million financing in Colombia

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) lend US$150 million to the Colombian subsidiary of Brazil’s Nubank.

01 February 2023

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