This week, The Latin American Lawyer
invites IP professionals with business interests in Latin America to join a high level debate in cooperation with Kluwer Law International. The session will cover IP rights in the new digital age and will take place on May 22nd in Barcelona. For more details, click here
Barcelona plays hosts to the INTA Annual Meeting during May 20th through 24th. There are over 9000 IP professionals already registered! Let us know if you are attending.
The Latin American Lawyer will be in New York in June during the IBA M&A conference, in Mexico in July discussing IP challenges and in Guatemala during the New York Bar Association meeting. In addition, we will keep our regular presence at the ICC annual meeting and our arbitration session in Miami in November. If you plan to attend any of these events, please let us know. Keep an eye on our events schedule here
In other news, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano launched a new transfer pricing initiative in Peru while in Colombia, PPU acted for the initial purchaser on the $300 million note issue by GNB Sudameris, the Colombian bank.
In Mexico, Cuatrecasas added a former PEMEX lawyer as a partner and Kaltex instructed Paul Hastings for its inaugural notes offering. Elsewhere, Reed Smith opened up shop in Miami hiring members of the arbitration and litigation teams of legacy boutique law firm Astigarraga Davis.
French hotelier Accor took over the management of 26 hotels in Brazil and hired Prokauer Rose for the transaction while Carey and PPU were instructed in the debt refinance of Graña & Montero, the Peru-headquartered construction company.
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Board secretaries have key role to play in ensuring effective governance
Company board secretaries in Mexico have a key role to play in implementing good governance and privacy policies, attendees at a recent event organised by The Latin American Lawyer in Mexico City, heard. (Video available in Spanish only)
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2017 INTA Annual Meeting
20-24 May, Barcelona
The Annual Meeting of INTA returns to Europe in May 2017 with Barcelona as the host city. Read more
Protecting IP Rights in the new digital age
22 May Barcelona
The Latin American Lawyer by Iberian Lawyer invites you to join the discussion on new challenges and opportunities for IP practitioners and in-house lawyers in the age of digital transformation. Read more