Our events for 2017 and other legal news by The Latin American Lawyer 

This week, PPU acted for Chilean financial services company Tanner on a short-term debt issuance while in Peru, Rodrigo Elias & Medrano advised the underwriters of Conelsur´s $35 million bond issuance. 

Elsewhere, Baker Mckenzie promoted 10 to the partnership across the region while in El Salvador, Consortium Legal helped telco Digicel obtain a $1.6 million financing. 

The Latin American Lawyer is kicking off the second half of the year with events in Mexico, Guatemala, Barcelona and Miami. Keep an eye on our calendar here.

First stop, Mexico! 

July 11, A breakfast session to debate current issues on intellectual property. For more information and to register, click here

 – July 12, A debate covering new trends and challenges in international arbitration. For more information and to register, click here

Both events are organised in association with Kluwer Law International.

See you in Mexico! 

Ignacio Abella
Editor –
The Latin American Lawyer
Iberian Lawyer
Twitter: @LatAmEditor


PPU advised Tanner on short-term debt issue
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advised Tanner, the Chilean financial services company, on the issuance of $80 million worth of short-term debt instruments.

Estudio Rodrigo instructed on Conelsur $35 million bond issue
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano acted for the underwriters while Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez acted for the issuer Conelsur.

Davis Polk acted for the initial purchasers on $150 million notes offering by Arcor
Davis Polk acted for the initial purchasers in a Rule 144A/Regulation S notes offering by Argentine candymaker Arcor.

Oppenhoff & Partner instructed on 98 MW solar park project in Chile
German law firm Oppenhoff & Partner advised AustrianSolar on matters arising from the development of Huatacondo, a 98 MW solar park in northern Chile.

Miranda & Amado reprises role on new issue by Financiera OH!
Interbank returned to Miranda & Amado for the B serie of the second issuance of PEN 120 million (approximately $37 million) negotiable certificates of deposit by Financiera OH!

Marval instructed on notes issue by Cordial
Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal advised Cordial Compañía Financiera and its parent company Banco Supervielle on the former´s $500 million notes issue.

Consortium Legal advised Digicel on a $1.35 billion loan
Consortium Legal, through its El Salvador office, advised the mobile operator Digicel on obtaining the financing.

Four law firms guide OHL´s acquisition of its Mexican affiliate
Simpson Thacher, Garrigues, Latham & Watkins and Gonzalez Calvillo worked together on the deal.

Baker McKenzie promotes 10 across Latin America
Baker McKenzie announced a round of promotions, including 10 new partners and a lateral hire in Latin America.

Guerrero Olivos advised Carozzi on Argentinean acquisition
Chilean law firm Guerrero Olivos acted for Carozzi on its acquisition of Bonafide in Argentina.

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Iberian Lawyer TV

How to implement strategy for legal services?
Key highlights from a webinar about Managing and implementing strategy for legal services, by Moray McLaren, Director at Redstone Consultants, visiting professor at Legal Management Program (LMP) at IE Law School. More information on the LMP -Lawyers Management Program 2017 available here) The session is presented by Mari Cruz Taboada, Managing Director at Iberian Legal Group (Iberian Lawyer & The Latin American Lawyer) and Academic Coordinator for the LMP at IE Law School.


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11 Julio, Ciudad de México

The Latin American Lawyer (by Iberian Lawyer) lo invita a una discusión de alto nivel sobre los retos y oportunidades para especialistas en Propiedad Intelectual en México. Este debate reunirá a especialistas en propiedad intelectual de las firmas de abogados y empresas más importantes para discutir los desafíos enfrentados en la aplicación de la nueva legislación en oposición de marcas y sistemas de daños y prejuicios. Read more


Changing seats: is Latin America coming of age?

12 July, Mexico City

Participants at this high level event will debate the extent to which we are experiencing a “coming of age”, where states and commercial parties are more prepared to accept or even insist on local Latin American seats such as Santiago, Mexico City, Panama, Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, particularly where the disputes are to be run in Spanish or Portuguese. Read more


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