Work Area: Trade & Customs

Muñiz makes three equity partners

Peru’s Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera has made three new equity partners, growing its equity partnership by 50%.

16 October 2019

González Calvillo and Veirano among backers of Brazil-Mexico forum

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC and Brazil’s Veirano Advogados have helped launch the Brazil-Mexico Business Council, as free trade talks between Latin America’s two largest economies gain traction.

26 September 2019

A reformed Mercosur? Don’t hold your breath

The governments of Mercosur’s member states have been vocal advocates of modernising the restrictive economic alliance. Esteban Rópolo of Baker McKenzie (Argentina) and Marcelle Silbiger of Trench Rossi Watanabe in Brazil explain what stands in the way.

02 September 2019

Brazil’s US ambassador returns to Felsberg

Sergio Amaral, Brazil’s former ambassador to the US, has returned to Felsberg Advogados as counsel.

20 August 2019

Landmark EU-Mercosur trade deal

In-house lawyers from across the Mercosur bloc talk to LACCA about how its ground-breaking trade deal with the European Union is set to affect companies, and how legal teams can prepare their organisations for the inevitable update in trade and compliance standards that will come from across the pond.

22 July 2019

Dentons Muñoz hires three senior lawyers in Costa Rica

Dentons Muñoz has strengthened its hand in San José by hiring one in-house lawyer and two consultants as directors.

10 July 2019

After the fire and fury: where do tariff threats leave Mexican companies?

In the wake of Trump’s dispelled tariff threats on Mexican goods, LACCA talks to Mexican in-house lawyers to find out how their teams can implement mitigation strategies to deal with other future trade threats. 

17 June 2019

Macri passes new trademark legislation in Argentina

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has passed new legislation aimed at simplifying the process of obtaining a trademark in Argentina. LACCA speaks to local lawyers to find out about how the change will affect companies as well as the opportunities it presents.

03 June 2019

NAFTA 2.0?

The United States, Mexico and Canada signed a free trade agreement on 30 November 2018, replacing the existing 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in place between the three countries. Hogan Lovells LLP partner Chandri Navarro asks whether the US–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) really represents a significant change in the trade relationship between the three countries.

17 May 2019

Four firms in Sino-Brazil oil export payment agreement

Brazilian oil company PetroRio has hired Herbert Smith Freehills in New York and London and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to obtain a US$60 million credit facility from ICBC’s Dubai branch through an export payment agreement.

06 March 2019

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