Work Area: Telecoms

Familiar firms return for América Móvil reclassification

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Robles Miaja Abogados in Mexico City have helped telecoms titan América Móvil reclassify its existing shares on the Mexican and New York stock exchanges.

24 March 2023

Mexico probes mobile telecoms market in two separate studies

Mexico’s telecommunications regulator has opened two market studies to assess how access to radio spectrum and the availability of distribution channels affects competition in the mobile telecoms sector.

23 March 2023

TIM partners with Brazilian companies for telehealth venture

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian telecoms group TIM partner with card company Cartão de Todos and healthcare provider Virtù Saúde to launch a platform that offers discounted healthcare to customers.

28 February 2023

White & Case reinstructed for Oi restructuring case

A week after securing a provisional moratorium in Rio de Janeiro, Oi’s Brazilian parent and two Dutch affiliates have turned to White & Case LLP again to help them secure recognition of their Brazilian proceedings in the US and the UK.

16 February 2023

Oi secures urgent insolvency protection in Rio

Lawyers from BMA Advogados have helped Brazil’s Oi and two of its Dutch affiliates obtain provisional protection from creditors in a Rio de Janeiro court, less than two months after the telecoms company formally exited a six-year-long judicial reorganisation process before the same court.

07 February 2023

Mexican telecoms company Axtel makes tender offer

Paul Hastings LLP in New York has helped Mexican telecommunications company Axtel launch a US$75 million tender offer to buy back outstanding debt.

03 February 2023

Veirano poaches team from Mundie

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has incorporated five Mundie e Advogados lawyers as partners, strengthening its administrative, regulatory, competition and telecoms practices.

06 January 2023

Tigo Paraguay completes tender offer

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York has helped Tigo Paraguay, the local operation of telecoms multinational Millicom, make a US$55 million tender offer to buy outstanding notes.

06 January 2023

Oi sells telecom towers amid recovery proceedings

A subsidiary of Brazilian telecoms infrastructure group Highline has hired Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo to buy 1.7 billion reais (US$325 million) worth of assets from Oi, as part of the seller’s ongoing judicial recovery.

05 January 2023

ECIJA makes double partner appointment in Mexico

ECIJA (Mexico) has bolstered its corporate, data protection, compliance and telecommunications practices by promoting two associates to partner, the first female lawyers to be elevated to the firm's senior rank.

16 December 2022

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