8 October 2015


More global firms could open in Mexico with M&A on the rise
With the strong flow of energy and telecoms deals set to continue for the next three years, speculation mounts that more global players could set up shop in the country.

Garrigues, Freshfields and Herbert Smith instructed on Riverside deal
Garrigues advised private equity firm The Riverside Company on the sale of its stake in Orliman to Iberian private equity firm Magnum Capital.

PLMJ advises on Fundo de Reestruturação Empresarial’s Piedade sale
PLMJ advised Fundo de Reestruturação Empresarial on the sale of the 60 per cent stake it held in Piedade S.A. group to Oeneo.

Baker & McKenzie heads law firm brand index for sixth consecutive year
Baker & McKenzie has topped the Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index for the sixth year running.

Uría Menéndez´s Lisbon office recruits Brito Pereira from PLMJ
Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho has recruited M&A and capital markets partner Jorge Brito Pereira from rival Lisbon firm PLMJ.

Garrigues opens Beijing office
Garrigues has opened an office in Beijing headed by partner Manuel Torres.


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NII Holdings advised by Jones Day on Nextel Argentina sale
Jones Day advised NII Holdings – owner of mobile communications brand Nextel – on the sale of a 49 per cent stake in its Argentinean subsidiary Nextel Argentina to media conglomerate Grupo Clarín.

Holland & Knight’s Bogotá office recruits two partners
Holland & Knight expanded its Bogotá practice with the addition of two new partners – Danilo Romero Raad and Julian Santos Rubino.


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At a time when the theft of customer information often leads to executive-level shake-ups, boards are taking a greater role in evaluating the adequacy of their organisations’ cybersecurity, according to digital board solution provider Diligent.

Insolvency law update – Spain

Ignacio Echenagusia, Eduardo Soler-Tappa, Gonzalo Martín de Nicolás and Jaime de San Román; Herbert Smith Freehills


Examining public procurement

15 October, Madrid

As a result of government changes at local, regional and national level, the questioning of long-term contracts linked to current projects, services and/or suppliers has become an increasing trend.
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Is all that glitters, gold?

23 October, Barcelona

Risk management and internal fraud is now a priority on the corporate agenda
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