Tuesday, 22 September 2015 14:36

Latin America e-Report 2015

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 14:30

Special Report 2015 Latin America: On safari

Latin America´s emerging Pacific trade bloc – consisting of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – offers a wealth of opportunities for law firms in Spain, but to win the hunt for business offered by the ‘Pacific Pumas’, firms will have to tread carefully
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 14:26

Mexico´s star still rising - Baker & McKenzie

Mexico´s profile among international investors continues to rise, particularly due to the country´s membership of the Pacific Alliance, explains Adolfo Durañona, partner at Baker & McKenzie in Argentina.
The clear business rules and respect for the rule of law in the two countries means they are well placed to lure investors, with public infrastructure projects presenting big opportunities
Latin American companies are often family-run and this can have an impact on the way in which negotiations are conducted, explains Yosbel A. Ibarra, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Latin American and Iberian practice.
CFIAs in Brazil will lead to transactional, compliance and ADR work for law firms – meanwhile, reforms in financial regulation in Mexico are also fuelling demand for legal advice
Foreign law firms are viewing Latin America as an increasingly attractive destination with infrastructure projects, IP/IT matters, white-collar crime and wealth-related reforms generating considerable interest, according to Broseta partner Julio Veloso.
The Cuban government could potentially introduce monetary unification as well as measures aimed at encouraging investment in infrastructure


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