Work Area: Trade & Customs

Greenberg inaugurates Mexican international trade offering with hire

Greenberg Traurig (Mexico) has recruited a partner from fellow Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC as head of its newly launched international trade practice, looking to meet increased demand stemming from the ongoing nearshoring trend.

10 January 2024

Chevez Ruiz boosts trade practice with promotion

Mexico’s Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has promoted an associate to its senior rank, boosting its international trade offering amid increased demand from the ongoing nearshoring trend.

08 December 2023

Sánchez Devanny appoints partner from Basham as trade co-head

Sánchez Devanny has hired a partner from fellow Highly Recommended firm Basham, Ringe y Correa to co-head its international trade and customs offering.

06 October 2023

White & Case nabs partner from Holland & Knight in Mexico

White & Case SC has hired a partner from fellow Highly Recommended firm Holland & Knight (Mexico), boosting its international trade practice.

18 August 2023

China and LatAm: is anything standing in the way?

Latin America is awash with new business opportunities as China warms back up to the international market following a shutdown during the covid-19 pandemic. Excitement at many law firms across the region is palpable, with China’s pioneering advances in technology, penchant for long-term investments and unique way of negotiating deals forcing lawyers to innovate like never before.

07 August 2023

Machado Meyer appoints two partners

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has hired a lawyer from KPMG and a senior associate from Mattos Filho as partners, strengthening its compliance and investigations and life sciences practices.

01 August 2023

Nearshoring: “The sky is the limit”

The wide-ranging legal work related to nearshoring provides a wealth of opportunities for the region’s law firms. But to take advantage of the booming trend, law firms in the region need to be well positioned – and well-staffed – to help clients navigate the challenges posed by a lack of infrastructure, in addition to an array of labour and compliance hurdles.

31 July 2023

Watch: Specialist Law Firm Leader winner Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo received this year’s Specialist Law Firm Leader award, having spent close to 50 years honing Araújo Ibarra International Trade Consultants’ reputation as one of the most prominent trade and customs boutiques in Colombia.

21 July 2023

Squire Patton Boggs adds more LatAm talent with former US official

Only a week after announcing the hire of a Latin America-focused finance partner, Squire Patton Boggs has incorporated a former US government official with expertise in regional trade matters.

23 June 2023

Holland & Knight takes 17 lawyers from Sánchez Devanny

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has added seven partners and two senior counsel by nabbing a large group of lawyers from local firm Sánchez Devanny, strengthening its corporate, trade, compliance, environmental and tax offerings.

02 May 2023

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