Work Area: Trade & Customs

Dentons launches free trade zone office in Uruguay

Uruguayan Latin Lawyer 250 firm Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has opened an office in Aguada Park in Montevideo’s free-trade zone, its second outpost in Uruguay since it launched there just over a year ago.

22 June 2021

Ramírez Gutiérrez-Azpe hires three from Goodrich Riquelme

Mexican law firm Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC has hired three non-equity partners from Goodrich, Riquelme Asociados to its senior rank, boosting its tax, trade and corporate departments.

25 February 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Arias, which promotes three to partner

Aguilar Castillo Love (El Salvador) has doubled its partnership by hiring a senior associate from Arias (El Salvador), which has made three new partners across its San Salvador and San José offices through promotions.

19 January 2021

Top tips for de-risking operations in Latin America

Navigating the regulatory rollercoaster that Latin American governments often create makes a legal team dynamic and a true commercial partner for their company. Panellists at LACCA’s Virtual Series shared their recommendations for how corporate counsel can reduce investment risk and help their businesses thrive against volatile regulatory backdrops.

16 December 2020

Sánchez Devanny elects first female Mexico City head

Mexico’s Sánchez Devanny has elected Turenna Ramírez Ortiz as its new managing partner in Mexico City, which also makes her the first woman on the firm’s management committee.

20 August 2020

Ex-Obama official to co-chair Holland & Knight’s global trade group

Holland & Knight LLP has appointed a former Barack Obama undersecretary to co-head its international trade department, bringing years of experience working in Latin American trade to the role.

29 July 2020

PepsiCo makes Uruguay its flagship Americas plant

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped PepsiCo’s reach an agreement with a free trade zone operator in Uruguay to expand its production plant to become the company’s largest plant in the Americas.

13 July 2020

CMS hires tax team from UnaLegal in Bogotá

The tax, customs law and trade team from Unión Navas Arbouin Abogados (UnaLegal) in Bogotá has moved over to the Colombian arm of global law firm CMS, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero.

30 June 2020

Pérez Alati promotes five

Argentina’s Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has appointed one lawyer to partner and another four to counsel.

15 January 2020

Mexican firms bolster partnerships for 2020

Several Mexican firms have seen in the new year by strengthening their partner numbers.

09 January 2020

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