Work Area: Environment

ECIJA launches sustainability practice in Mexico with hire

ECIJA (Mexico) has launched a sustainability and environmental practice, recruiting a partner from local firm Carvajal y Machado, SC to lead the department.

03 February 2023

Dentons and Deloitte join forces for fintech service in Chile

Dentons (Chile) has entered an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to boost its regulatory law and risk advice to fintech companies, shortly before it promoted an associate to its partnership.

10 January 2023

Ritch Mueller hires from Hogan Lovells

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has added firepower to its environmental and regulatory practices by recruiting a partner from Hogan Lovells (Mexico), which recently appointed an IP counsel.

09 January 2023

Payet Rey promotes four to partnership

Peruvian Elite firm Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has added firepower to its dispute resolution, environmental and competition practices by promoting four practitioners to its senior rank.

22 December 2022

Bichara adds three partners and infrastructure practice

Brazilian law firm Bichara Advogados has hired a partner from Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados to lead its new infrastructure practice, while also promoting two lawyers to its senior rank and incorporating two consultants.

22 December 2022

Financing Sustainable Development

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

As companies adopt environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their decisionmaking and policymakers shift towards more sustainable policies, investors are integrating ESG-labelled financing products into their portfolios.

16 December 2022

Investing in Commercial Real Estate in Brazil: A High-level Analysis of Real Estate Impact Investing Trends

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Brazil, real estate is a crucial barometer for the economy, accounting for 10.6% of GDP in 2020. Its size means it is also one of the first industries to feel the effects of any economic crisis and one of the last to recover, making it a fascinating post-2020 environmental case study.

16 December 2022

ESG-Related Disputes in Latin America: The Evolution of the Litigation and Arbitration Landscape

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

Recent influxes of litigation and arbitration have hit Latin America as the region works to honour commitments to reduce emissions and protect the environment under international instruments and a recent push to promote renewable energy.

16 December 2022

ESG Considerations in Private Equity Investment Decisions in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Latin America, investment decisions by private equity firms are being driven more and more by environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. More than just an ethical practice, ESG compliance has become a prerequisite to raising and investing funds from institutional investors.

16 December 2022

ESG in the Boardroom: Corporate Disclosure Requirements and Data Governance Developments

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

The performance and good practices of companies according to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria has increasingly become an indicator of diligent management for any company with potential for long and even short-term financial returns, as well as reputational benefits.

16 December 2022

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