This week, PPU announced a round of promotions in Bogotá and Santiago de Chile while Marval in Buenos Aires acted for the underwriters in the debt issuance by Vicentin.
In the Dominican Republic, Pellerano & Herrera advised Central American group Poma on a $80 million hotel investment. In Mexico, Pemex instructed its regular counsel Cleary Gottlieb on a $5.5 billion offering, reportedly the first capital market deal in the country since the US elections.
Meanwhile, the oncoming issue of the Iberian Lawyer magazine will include a snapshot of the current scenario of compliance in Latin America. To subscribe to the magazine, please click here.
Earlier in the year, The Latin American Lawyer hosted a discussion about the compliance “tsunami” in the region, see the Iberian Lawyer TV section below for a summary of that even in Rio de Janeiro.
See you in January with more news and views about the legal market in Latin America!
¡Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo!
Editor – The Latin American Lawyer
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Compliance is here to stay: spotlight on Brazil and the Pacific Alliance
Brazil remains a fragile economy – due to a perfect storm of bad economic policies, low commodity prices, high interest rates and low consumption – and in this context, companies need good and credible compliance programmes. Meanwhile, across the Pacific Alliance, the demand for multidisciplinary teams in the compliance practice has become clear.
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