Latin America

China decoupling will continue for Western law firms in year ahead

WarwickPlace Legal’s Robert Bata wraps ups his predictions for 2024 with a look at how legal industry trends will pan out in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

CMS enters alliance with Brazilian firm FAS Advogados

Agreement adds to CMS’s Latin America presence in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

Latin American singer Selena Quintanilla’s father sues cruise company for trademark infringement

The lawsuit against cruise company alleges trademark infringement and violation of California’s right of publicity

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Holland & Knight absorbs 28-lawyer boutique in Colombia

Group including seven partners join in Bogotá from Cuberos Cortés Gutiérrez just weeks after US firm hired 17-lawyer team in Mexico from Sánchez DeVanny

Singapore partner succeeds London investigations specialist at helm of Baker McKenzie’s financial institutions group

Annual practice and sector group leadership refresh also ushers in new tax, IP and tech chiefs

Holland & Knight adds 17-lawyer team in Mexico from Sánchez DeVanny

US firm hails ‘transformational  moment’ for LatAm practice as seven partners and team bolster Mexico City and Monterrey offices

‘Every reason for optimism’ – new Law Over Borders guide charts arbitration’s growing popularity across the world

Practical online comparative Global Legal Post guide is co-edited by Three Crowns partners Carmen Martinez Lopez and Liz Snodgrass

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Latham, Davis Polk advise on L’Oréal’s $2.5bn acquisition of luxury beauty brand Aēsop

Legal team led by top GC Alexandre Menais oversees brand's largest-ever M&A deal

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‘A time of significant transition' – The Global Legal Post launches international guide to ESG laws and regulations

Practical tool for businesses and their advisers is edited by Debevoise’s Ulysses Smith and features contributions from array of top firms

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'The private client landscape is changing faster than ever' – The Global Legal Post launches private client law guide

Edited by Katten’s Joshua Rubenstein, Law Over Borders' comparative guide will explore post-Covid climate for high-net-worth individuals

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Cuatrecasas bolsters LatAm presence with Mexico City boutique bolt-on

Integration of four-partner Rico Robles y Libenson sees Spanish heavyweight’s Mexico team exceed 50

Lefosse hires partner to lead compliance, investigations and white collar practice

Adriana Dantas joins with three lawyers from her boutique in São Paulo