On Monday May 22nd, The Latin American Lawyer will be in Barcelona hosting a high level debate on protecting IP rights on the new digital age. The event, organised in association with Kluwer Law International, is now sold out and there is a waiting list.
In other news, Basham acted for a leading Mexican hospital group on a multimillion dollar outside investment while in Chile, Guerrero Olivos obtained an arbitration win for a football club.
In Central America, appliance retailer Grupo Monge retained Simpson Thacher on obtaining a syndicated loan. The lenders instructed several offices of regional law firm Consortium Legal.
In Colombia, PPU advised Team Foods on the sale of its container division to Amcor, the Australian packaging giant.
Global law firms continue to disembark in Latin America, the most recent examples are Clyde & Co joining forces with a Mexican law firm and Dentons announcing its strategic alliance with Vella Pugliese in Brazil.
INTA announced earlier this month the launch of its new representative office in Latin America and if you are joining the over 10 000 IP professionals already registered at the annual meeting in Barcelona, please note that the organisation announced that Spain’s Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Íñigo Méndez de Vigo y Montojo will provide the keynote address at the event´s opening ceremony.
See you in Barcelona!
Ignacio Abella Editor - The Latin American Lawyer Iberian Lawyer London www.iberianlawyer.com Twitter: @LatAmEditor
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