Work Area: Trade & Customs

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

Mattos Engelberg trade partner opens new firm

A partner from Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Mattos Engelberg Advogados has left to establish a trade boutique.

03 January 2020

Pepsi to stay another 20 years in Uruguayan free trade zone

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped US soft drink retailer PepsiCo renew its authorisation rights for a beverage concentrate plant in a free-trade zone in the Uruguayan city of Colonia.

12 December 2019

Mexico’s Cannizzo hires retired Jáuregui y Del Valle founder

Mexican firm Cannizzo, Ortíz & Asociados has hired Miguel Jáuregui Rojas, the founding partner of Jáuregui y Del Valle, SC, as corporate senior counsel.

23 October 2019

Five Clyde & Co lawyers set sail for boutique

Four partners from Clyde & Co’s global marine group in London left last month to launch their own boutique – including the former co-head of the Latin American strategy committee, Elizabeth Turnbull.

16 October 2019

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