Latin America/Argentina

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

  • 4mos

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

‘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

  • 1yr

ECIJA expands Latin America footprint through combination with Argentina's ELZEN

Deal is firm's fifth in the region since the start of last year, with Spanish firm eying further transactions

Dentons opens for business in Argentina

Global law firm unveils combination with leading Argentinian firm Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena

Dentons in LatAm combinations

Dentons lays claim to being the “first truly Pan-Latin American and Caribbean firm in the history of the legal profession."

Argentinian lawyer Uber upset

Multimillion-dollar suit claims Uber's reckless entry into Buenos Aires had devastating impact on Argentine lawyer

Ex-Ford executives on torture and kidnapping charges

Argentina court sentences two executives to prison, but victims' lawyer suggests Ford company had direct control and criminal culpability.

Argentina attempts to end legal standoff with offer to US hedge funds

Argentina's Finance Ministry yesterday said it will make an offer to US hedge funds later this month, in order to end a legal standoff that has locked the country out of global credit markets for more than a decade.

Argentina seeks out second law firm for debt advice

According to a source from the Argentina's economy ministry, the new government is searching for a second law firm to help resolve the country's long-standing battle with creditors suing it over its unpaid debt.

Argentinians protest over mysterious death of prosecutor

Argentinians have taken to the streets, carrying banners saying 'I am Nisman', after state prosecutor Alberto Nisman died in odd circumstances the day before he was to testify in Congress after accusing the President of a cover-up.

Landmark case rules in favour of Google and Yahoo!

The Supreme Court of Argentina has ruled that online search engines are not generally liable for third party content appearing in online searches.

Argentina leads World Bank dispute list

Argentina accounts for more than 11 per cent of disputes being heard at the World's Bank tribunal, the International Court for the Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Record numbers attend AIJA conference

Over 360 lawyers have attended the 2013 congress of the International Association of Young Lawyers (IAYL) which has just been held in Buenos Aires.

Supreme Court to decide Argentina media battle

The Argentine Supreme Court decides next week on a long-running dispute between Grupo Clarín, the media group, and President Cristina Fernández and her government.

Law firms square off over Argentine debt deal

US law firm heavy hitters are in the front line in negotiations over Argentina's national debt, triggering questions about the role of American finance's involvement in foreign affairs.

Oil field take-over triggers litigation threat

Spain's global energy company Repsol is gearing up for a round of litigation in a bid to head off international companies helping the Argentine government exploit a recently nationalised oil field.