21 October 2015


Industrial and chemical sector deals sustaining M&A optimism
Iberia remains attractive to foreign investors, say corporate lawyers, who remain buoyant about the year ahead.

Pérez-Llorca instructed by Redexis Gas on €136m Repsol transaction
Pérez-Llorca advised Redexis Gas on the acquisition of more than 71,000 liquefied petroleum gas connection points from Repsol.

Legal profession must ‘prevent attacks on its independence’, says IBA president
The legal profession must explore new ways of preventing attacks on its independence because lawyers perform a vital role in defending people against the “excessive powers” of governments, said International Bar Association (IBA) president David W Rivkin at the association’s annual conference.

Cuatrecasas and Jones Day instructed on El Ganso-LVMH deal
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira and Jones Day advised El Ganso in relation to the sale of a 49 per cent stake in the company to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis – Vuitton, according to Mergermarket data.

Watson Farley & Williams and Ramón y Cajal advise on wind farm deals
Watson Farley & Williams advised Cerberus Capital Management and Exus Management Partners on the acquisition of two Spanish wind farms, Parque Eolico Pujalt and Parque Eolico Turo del Magre.


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BLP instructed on Costa Rican pharmacy group deal
Costa Rican firm BLP advised the buyers on the acquisition of Farmacia Chavarría, the country’s oldest pharmacy group.

Guatemalan firms García & Bodán and Asensio, Andrade, Flores merge
Managua-headquartered García & Bodán has expanded in Guatemala by the merging with local firm Asensio, Andrade, Flores & Asociados.


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Iberian Lawyer TV
Data protection rules and cloud computing creating new risks
Gonzalo F. Gállego
Hogan Lovells

M&A deals and ‘Golden Visas´ boosting Portuguese economy
João Caiado Guerreiro
Caiado Guerreiro & Associados

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External law firms must understand better the role of in-house lawyers and ‘provide advice in bullet points, not 30-page memos’.


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