Work Area: Trade & Customs

Top 100: Argentina

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2016?

A little over a year on from the election of President Mauricio Macri, private practice lawyers in Argentina say business is thriving as the country becomes increasingly attractive to foreign investors seeking local counsel. 

10 March 2017

EC Legal and Rubio Villegas begin merger talks

EC Legal is in merger talks with fellow Mexican firm Rubio Villegas & Asociados, in a tie-up that expands both firms’ national presence.

09 March 2017

Iberico Foods lodges claim over chicken import ban in Costa Rica

A food company and its founder have threatened Costa Rica with a US$200 million ICSID claim over a ban on the import of chicken cuts from Canada and the US among other treaty breaches – which they say have driven the company to the brink of bankruptcy.

24 February 2017

The Trump effect

Amid the prevailing uncertainty attached to US President Donald Trump and his new administration’s stance on the historic trade relationship with Mexico, LACCA speaks to local lawyers to find out how businesses are being affected.

10 February 2017

Nearly half of all 2016 promotions from Pacific Alliance

Almost half of promotions to partner reported on by Latin Lawyer in 2016 came from Chilean, Colombian, Mexican and Peruvian firms – with firms from the Pacific Alliances reporting more promotions than their Mercosur counterparts.

07 February 2017

Peru-Honduras FTA will increase investment opportunities, say lawyers

Local lawyers expect a new free trade agreement (FTA) between Peru and Honduras to provide a boost for companies, but predict Peru will benefit most from the deal.

03 February 2017

New member profile: Legal counsel at DICEX Consultores

Ana Paula Padilla tells LACCA about why being part of legal can sometimes make you unpopular in companies, but also how the constant challenges of the career make up for it.

26 January 2017

Soriana fined by COFECE for late submission of documents

Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) fined retail chain Soriana 2.4 million pesos (US$110,000) yesterday for missing a deadline to submit documents required as part of the conditions of a deal between Soriana and competitor Controladora Comercial Mexicana. By Aine Quinn

20 January 2017

Azevedo Sette strengthens trade and competition practice

Brazilian firm Azevedo Sette Advogados has hired trade and competition lawyer Luciana de Oliveira Sá Pires as a consultant.

11 January 2017

New Year’s revolutions: What do GCs predict for 2017?

After reviewing the events taking place in Latin America in the past year, GCs predict the regional crackdown on corruption will continue, while others worry about the impact of elections and economic uncertainty throughout the region.

06 January 2017

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