Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Paraguay held liable over stalled bus network

A United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has ordered Paraguay to pay more than US$16 million for breaching a contract with a Portuguese construction group to build a high-speed bus network in its capital Asunción.

03 January 2024

New Fortress signs PPA and raises funds for projects in Brazil

Two Latham & Watkins LLP offices and two Mattos Filho offices have helped Ceiba Energy sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) with US-based power company New Fortress Energy (NFE).

03 January 2024

Tavarone Rovelli promotes energy lawyer to senior rank

Argentine firm Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has strengthened its energy and infrastructure group by promoting an associate to partner.

19 December 2023

Garrigues and Rodrigo Elías help Lima metro line refinance

Lima’s Metro Line 2 has enlisted Garrigues (Peru) to refinance US$150 million worth of project financing for the development of the local metro.

19 December 2023

Transelec CEO: companies must empower in-house lawyers to take the lead

Arturo Leblanc, the GC-turned-CEO of Transelec, explains how he has enabled his in-house legal team to be more active in high-level decision-making by reducing the Chilean power transmission company’s dependency on external firms and why lawyers in leadership positions are essential to sustainable growth.

18 December 2023

Chilean hospital concessionaire gets US$396 million loan

Larrain y Asociados in Santiago has helped a group of banks lend US$396 million to the sponsors of a concessionaire for the development and maintenance of three hospitals in Chile.

18 December 2023

BNDES provides funds to Atlas for Brazilian solar PPA

Miami-based Atlas Renewable Energy has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to secure a 2.2 billion reais (US$448 million) loan from Brazilian development bank BNDES for a solar project in Minas Gerais, a deal that marks the lender’s largest-ever US dollar facility for a green energy venture.

15 December 2023

Chilean companies win contract for LatAm’s largest e-bus fleet

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped local infrastructure group Kaufmann and sustainable mobility business Andres Motor win a contract to supply the world’s second-largest fleet of electric buses, in a deal valued at US$590 million.

15 December 2023

Stocche Forbes promotes seven to partner

Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened several practice areas by elevating seven of its associates to the partnership.

14 December 2023

PDVSA and M&P reignite oil JV in Venezuela after sanctions eased

Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA has enlisted two Dentons offices to enter into an agreement with Paris-based counterpart Maurel & Prom (M&P) to restart operations at their jointly-owned oil field operation in Lago de Maracaibo, which comes after the US government lifted sanctions on the country’s energy sector.

13 December 2023

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