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Slaughters and Freshfields join US firms on $1.85bn Cable & Wireless deal

Slaughter and May and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are advising on Cable & Wireless Communications' (CWC) proposed acquisition of Latin American telecoms provider Columbus Internationa...

07 Nov 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Hogan Lovells makes LatAm move with Mexican merger

Hogan Lovells has completed a merger with Mexican firm Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (BSTL), following years of speculation reg...

07 Jul 2014 | 13:04 | secure

Bakers on hand as Alliance Boots expands into Latin America

Baker & McKenzie has taken the lead role for Alliance Boots on its £375m acquisition of two major retail pharmacy companies in Lat...

08 May 2014 | 00:51 | secure




Asian outsourcing on the agenda as HSF's new disputes chief aims to better market practice

Justin D'Agostino will have plenty on his plate when he formally takes over as Herbert Smith Freehills' (HSF) global dispute resolution head on 1 May.

28 Mar 2014 | 00:00 | secure


The wealth of nations – the LatAm opportunities opening up for private client lawyers

Katten's Joshua Rubenstein on how lawyers are responding to the growth of cross-border Americas private client work

27 Mar 2014 | 11:25 | secure


Spain's new normal – a leaner and meaner legal industry leads the country's fightback

"The years leading up to 2007 were an espejismo in terms of work and fee levels," says Manuel Martin, managing partner of Gomez-Acebo & Pombo. "We are still adjusting to the new normal. But whereas two years ago nobody was thinking about Spain as a go...

29 Nov 2013 | 00:00 | secure


Get in on the ground floor – taking advantage of the foreign investment pouring into London's property market

The recent deal struck by a Chinese property developer to redevelop the Royal Albert Docks is just the latest in a line of headline-grabbing, big-ticket property partnerships involving foreign investors in the London real estate market. It is also ...

19 Jul 2013 | 00:00 | secure


New money goes global – offshore perks up as cash pours in from emerging markets

Fund investors tend to be more jittery these days, even where a new manager already has a track record. The process of creating a fund is longer than it was before the financial crisis, as they take more time to raise capital and investors do more due...

21 Jun 2013 | 00:00 | secure


A united front - Legal Week's inaugural Private Client Forum Americas

A panel of local lawyers at Legal Week's recent Private Client Forum Americas discusses the challenges with wealth management across a very diverse region

28 Mar 2013 | 00:00 | secure


The buys from Brazil - global M&A boom sparks demand for new legal services

A global M&A boom in South America's largest economy has sparked demand for new legal services. Claudia Farkouh Prado reports

21 Apr 2011 | 08:18 | secure

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