Appeal court will hear complaint on action as banks effectively shuts down cryptocurrency in Chile.
Linklaters and Lefosse Advogados advises on the deal which is going ahead despite Brazilian company Marfrig's US beef ban.
The Panamanian law firm will maintain a skeleton staff to comply with inquiries from the authorities.
Noguera, Larraín & Dulanto will join forces with the firm next month, the firm's second merger in the country.
Four-strong commercial litigation team leave Peruvian firm Barrios & Fuentes Abogados.
A $50 million settlement with Britain's largest pension fund, followed a previous $2.95 billion deal agreed earlier this year.
The team is headed up by Luis Rubio who will manage the Holland & Knight office.
The UK law firm finished 2017's global flurry of activity with an addition to its Latin American hub.
Santiago law firm Alessandri has taken a team of ten construction law specialists from the local firm Halpern de la Fuente in a rare lateral team hire.
LAW FIRM EXPANSION
The fast-expanding firm has launched in one of Latin America's strongest and fastest-growing economies.