Work Area: Trade & Customs

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

Holland & Knight adds partners and creates a Venezuela Focus Team

Holland & Knight LLP has created a Venezuela Focus Team to help clients that want to do business in the country and promoted three lawyers to partner in Mexico City and Miami.

21 February 2019

Siqueira Castro welcomes six new partners across five offices

Brazil’s Siqueira Castro Advogados has made a lateral hire and promoted five associates, strengthening its white-collar crime, trade, corporate and labour practices.

23 January 2019

A new dawn for Cuba?

While article 28 of the new proposed Cuban constitution expressly supports foreign investment for the first time, lawyers are divided on how much the changes will impact the island’s business landscape and share their thoughts on what GCs should consider if more companies do look to Cuba to invest.

21 January 2019

Demarest kicks off new year with multiple promotions

Demarest Advogados has promoted six lawyers to partner across its corporate, restructuring, energy and trade practices shortly after celebrating its 70th anniversary with a rebrand.

08 January 2019

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