Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Brazil’s Supreme Court dismisses challenge to concession law

The Brazilian Supreme Court has dismissed a case brought by the Attorney General’s Office, ruling that concessionaires can legally continue to transfer concessions or control of a project without a bidding procedure.

23 March 2022

Baker McKenzie and Cuatrecasas land Colombian airport loan

Aeropuertos de Oriente has hired Baker McKenzie (Colombia) to obtain a loan worth 235 billion pesos (US$62 million).

17 March 2022

TozziniFreire hires Cascione Pulino partner

Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has added firepower to its administrative law and infrastructure departments by hiring a partner from Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados.

10 March 2022

Brazilian sanitation company issues first sustainable bonds

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Sanepar, a state-owned sanitation company in Paraná, issue sustainable bonds worth 600 million reais (US$116 million).

09 March 2022

Cuatrecasas appoints infrastructure partner in Bogotá

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has appointed a senior associate from Highly Recommended Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas as partner in its projects and infrastructure group.

03 March 2022

SiqueiraCastro hires public law partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has added a public law partner in São Paulo, betting on rising activity in infrastructure projects.

18 February 2022

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

EY Law corporate partner leaves for Damma in Peru

Peruvian law firm Damma Legal Advisors has launched a corporate, project and infrastructure department and hired Juan José Cárdenas from EY Law (Peru) as the new group’s practice head.

15 February 2022

PAGBAM helps extend US$2 billion Argentine railway financing

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) in Buenos Aires has helped the China Development Bank extend the terms of a US$2 billion loan to the Argentine Republic for the restoration of a railway project in the north of the country.

15 February 2022

Schmidt Valois hires ex-TozziniFreire partner

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure practice by hiring a former TozziniFreire Advogados partner, who joins after having spent the last year on sabbatical.

14 February 2022

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