Work Area: Trade & Customs

Colombian anti-dumping duties spark tensions with Chile

Lloreda Camacho & Co has helped Colombian container company Greif petition for anti-dumping duties on 208-litre metal container drums imported from Chile.

02 May 2018

Mexico looks to Asia amid NAFTA uncertainty

Mexico’s long-standing dependence on the US is already being replaced with a shift to the Orient and a diversification of its energy exports, with panellists at last week’s Mexico Day in London unfazed by the prospect of a post-NAFTA era.

29 March 2018

Diageo hires legal and security director for Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil

British alcoholic beverage company Diageo has hired Patricia Barbelli as legal and corporate security director for Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. Barbelli tells LACCA how her new role is pushing her out of her comfort zone and why a business-orientated energy is key for legal team success. 

23 March 2018

Latin Lawyer 250: available now!

LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

Ecuador begins talks over new bilateral investment treaties

Ecuador says it has sent a proposal to 16 countries inviting them to renegotiate its cancelled bilateral investment treaties (BIT) and urging them to accept a new model that requires resolution of disputes by arbitration in the region.

27 February 2018

All change in Peru’s legal community

Four firms have made lateral hires and three others have made promotions in a lively start to the year for Peru’s legal market.

22 January 2018

Five Chilean firms promote

Chilean new year promotions are favouring corporate and tax lawyers as M&A work picks up and the OECD’s BEPS project looms large.

15 January 2018

Mexico signs ICSID Convention

With the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its investor-state dispute settlement provisions looking uncertain, Mexico has opted for what one practitioner describes as "plan B": signing the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention.

15 January 2018

NAFTA: GCs must prepare for worst

International business and trade experts say GCs should prepare for “a worst case scenario” as Mexico’s national elections and growing uncertainty surrounding the potential economic and social consequences of a NAFTA renegotiation are expected to delay any decision further into the year.

12 January 2018

Movers & shakers – 12 January

It’s a case of new year, new jobs, as LACCA’s first movers & shakers of 2018 sees promotions in the risk management, tobacco, electronics and banking sectors, and BNP Paribas shakes things up with a review of its global legal panel. 

12 January 2018

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