Latin America/Panama

Dentons names Uruguay-based executive as new Latin America and Caribbean CEO

Paloma Gomez will replace Jorge Alers, who led the firm’s expansion in the region

Cuatrecasas ramps up Latin America presence with Chile launch

Santiago office adds to recent launches in Bogota and Lima.

Data breach law firm Mossack Fonseca is to close down

The Panamanian law firm will maintain a skeleton staff to comply with inquiries from the authorities.

Panama Papers scandal law firm partners get bail

The partners of the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal have been granted bail pending further legal action over allegations they helped launder money related to a huge Brazilian bribery case.

Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided

The headquarters of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca have been raided by police following a leak of more than 11 million documents that showed how wealthy people, including politicians and world leaders, used the firm to evade tax.