3 May 2017

This week, PPU succesfully defended a Saudi oil company in a lawsuit in Colombia while in Chile, law firm Carey acted for financial services company Incofin on a $40 million bond issuance. 

In Argentina, high-end property developer RAGHSA tapped the markets and instructed Cleary Gottlieb while Simpson Thacher acted for the dealer managers. Next door, in Uruguay, Ferrere announced their new regional managing partner. 

Meanwhile, a new arbitration boutique with social goals was launched in Costa Rica while Consortium Legal advised airline Volaris in obtaining flight permits in El Salvador. 

Elsewhere, Dominican Republic law firm Headrick announced three new partners and in Peru, Miranda & Amado reprised its role advising Interbank on a new issue by Financiera Oh!.

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Ignacio Abella
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The Latin American Lawyer
Iberian Lawyer
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PPU advised Saudi oil services company on Colombian dispute
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría succesfully defended Alkhorayef Petroleum in a lawsuit brought by Blackstone Energy in Colombia.

Headrick promotes three to the partnership
Dominican Republic law firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández announced three new partners.

Consortium Legal helped Volaris take off in El Salvador
Consortium Legal advised Volaris on setting up operations in El Salvador, including flight permits for direct connections between San Salvador and San Jose, Costa Rica.

Carey advised Incofin Servicios Financieros on bond issuance
Chilean law firm Carey acted for Incofin in a $40 million issuance of Serie A bonds

Interbank returns to Miranda & Amado on $19 million offering by Financiera Oh!
Peruvian law firm Miranda & Amado Abogados reprised its role advising Interbank on a new issue by Financiera Oh!.

Cleary Gottlieb and Simpson Thacher instructed on notes offering by RAGHSA
Cleary Gottlieb advised Raghsa on its $100 million offering. Simpson Thacher acted for Itau BBA USA Securities and UBS Securities, the dealer managers.

Squire Patton Boggs adds Latin America-focused telecommunications partner
Squire Patton Boggs announced that Eduardo Guzman has joined its communications practice group in Washington, DC.

Ferrere announced new regional managing partner
Ferrere announced that Agustin Mayer will replace Andrés Cerisola as new managing partner effective July 1, 2017.

First arbitration boutique with social goals launched in Central America
A new boutique law firm launched in Costa Rica, combining social entrepreneurship with legal services in the arbitration and litigation sectors.

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