Work Area: Law Department Management

Former CAF legal manager on investment hurdles in LatAm

Alejandro Bonfante Núñez – former legal manager at regional investor Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) Asset Management – tells LACCA that political willingness to promote investment makes any Latin American country a “safe harbour” for private equity and unpacks the crucial role of in-house counsel in evaluating the compliance risks associated with infrastructure projects across the region.

27 November 2023

González Calvillo announces Monterrey office

Mexican Elite firm González Calvillo SC has revealed plans to inaugurate an office in Monterrey, targeting nearshoring, energy, litigation, ESG and regulatory work.

14 November 2023

PAGBAM introduces inclusive family leave policies

Argentine Elite firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has announced a series of new family and parental policies for the firm’s staff members, including 15 days of paternity leave and paid leave for adoptive parents.

10 November 2023

Deadline extended: Who represents Latin America’s biggest companies?

The deadline for partipating in LACCA's annual research into which law firms represent the largest and most important companies in Latin America has been extended, giving law firms one more week to submit their responses.

30 October 2023

Creel García-Cuéllar announces leadership succession plan

With its focus set on institutionalisation, Mexican Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has announced a succession plan that will see long-term partners Carlos Aiza, Jean Michel Enríquez and Luis Gerardo García step down from its management board.

29 September 2023

Mayora & Mayora adds third Honduran outpost

Central American firm Mayora & Mayora has added a third office in Honduras by opening a new outpost on the island of Roatán.

25 September 2023

Osborne Clarke opens in Miami with Samaniego hire

UK law firm Osborne Clarke has opened an office in Miami and hired renowned arbitrator Javier Fernández-Samaniego – managing partner of Spain’s Samaniego Law – to lead its new outpost.

21 September 2023

Arias announces new regional management structure

Central American firm Arias has appointed Vicente Lines as regional managing partner, with Armando Arias taking up the position of chairman.

14 September 2023

Martinelli opens office in Mato Grosso

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Martinelli Advogados has inaugurated an office in the rural city of Sinop, located in the central state of Mato Grosso, in a bid to target more agribusiness work.

14 September 2023

Passing the torch

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2024

As recent changes in the Latin American legal market point to a generational shift, Latin Lawyer explores the risks of not adequately planning for the future and finds out what firms at the top of the market are doing to maintain their position.

31 August 2023

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