23 September 2015


M&A set to increase in late 2015 with ‘mega-deals’ expected
Investors in Spain are targeting a broad range of sectors including consumer, finance, energy, retail and real estate.

Deloitte Abogados advises Grupo Antolin on Magna International deal
Deloitte Abogados advised Spanish automotive supplier Grupo Antolin on the acquisition of the car-interiors business of Canadian auto-parts maker Magna International.

Uría Menéndez advises Yantai Changyu on Spanish wine deal

Uría Menéndez advised Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine Company of China on its acquisition of Hacienda y Viñedos Marqués del Atrio, according to Mergermarket data.

Adesis Netlife shareholders advised by King & Wood Mallesons on GFT deal
King & Wood Mallesons advised the shareholders of Spanish company Adesis Netlife on its sale to GFT.


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The Latin American Lawyer

Hunton & Williams advises Promerica on Guatemalan deal
Hunton & Williams acted for Promerica, the Panama-based finance corporation, on its acquisition of Citi’s consumer and banking assets in Guatemala.

Costa Rican firms Batalla and AFC merge

Costa Rican law firms Batalla Abogados and AFC Tax & Legal are to join forces under the name Batalla Salto Luna.

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Special focus: Latin America

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.

Photo Gallery: 40 under Forty Awards

The Pestana Palace in Lisbon played host to the Iberian Lawyer 40 under Forty Awards last week, with over 200 guests in attendance.
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Iberian Lawyer TV
Indian market has potential
for international firms

Maite Diez, Baker & McKenzie

Clients want international-standard legal services in all jurisdictions
Fernando Veiga Gomes, Abreu Advogados

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Labour & Employment update – Portugal

Bruno Barbosa, pbbr


Corruption issues in international commercial arbitration

5th October, Vienna

Increasingly, allegations of corruption in international arbitration proceedings can have an effect on the jurisdiction of the tribunal and the enforcement of awards.
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The Pacific Alliance: Challenges and Opportunities for Lawyers

5th October, Vienna                                

The Pacific Alliance continues to generate interest among investors and law firms because of its potential for growth and investment.
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