3 November 2015


83% of Pacific Alliance partners expect their firm to grow in the coming year
A new study reveals majority of lawyers in the trade bloc believe regulatory changes, new service lines and a ‘more positive outlook’ will lead to law firms expanding.

Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios instructs Cuatrecasas on BAY deal
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira advised real estate investment fund Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios on the acquisition of a 80.5 per cent stake in Bay Hotels & Leisure (BAY) from Grupo Barceló.

PLMJ advises Winterfell 2 on Efacec acquisition
PLMJ advised Winterfell 2 on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in energy sector company Efacec Power Solutions.

Baker & McKenzie instructed on Geographic Systems’ Esri-España deal
Baker & McKenzie advised Geographic Systems Spain on its purchase of technology company Esri-España Geosistemas from Eptisa Servicios de Ingenieria.

Portugal’s Pathena instructs SRS Advogados on EbankIT investment
SRS Advogados advised Portuguese venture capital fund Pathena on an investment in technology company EbankIT, which specialises in the development of digital platforms for the financial sector.

Law firms Marimon and Arpa advise on Cosmo Consult’s Iniker acquisition
Marimon Abogados advised technology company Cosmo Consult on its acquisition of Iniker.

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The Latin American Lawyer

Jones Day advises Zhejiang Holley on $500m Mexico industrial park scheme
Jones Day has advised Zhejiang Holley and Futong Investment on a $500 million deal to develop an industrial park in Monterrey, Mexico.

TozziniFreire instructed on Radius’ acquisition of B&B Gestão in Brazil
Brazilian law firm TozziniFreire advised Radius, a UK-based consultancy, on its acquisition of B&B Gestão, a São Paulo-based consultancy and accounting firm.


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Lisbon special report

Plotting a new course
Lisbon’s law firms demonstrated impressive resilience during the crisis, but while the economic outlook is considerably brighter, managing partners must now guide their firms through unchartered waters.

Iberian Lawyer TV
Changes to IP laws helping to combat piracy
Diego Ramos, DLA Piper

Portuguese legal market set for consolidation
Nuno da Cunha Barnabé, PLMJ

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Corporate update – Spain

Improving access to bank financing for SMEs
Xavier Foz Giralt and Anton Golovkin
Roca Junyent


Generation 3.0 The law firm of the future

26 November, Madrid

As methods of providing legal services become more and more innovative, the role of talented associates in law firms will become increasingly important. Retaining and motivating these lawyers is a challenge. Are you listening to them?
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