Focus Latin America: Law Firms Spreading South

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dbrTV spoke to three attorneys about how law firms are looking south to Latin America and forming practices throughout the region.
 

Miami Lawyers Jockey For Piece Of Latin American Dealmaking
It’s no longer just American companies looking to buy up what they can cheaply in Latin America. Nowadays, there are transactions of all kinds, in all directions.

Latin American Developers Turn To Florida Attorneys For Help
Latin Americans' voracious appetite for homes and condos in the Miami area has driven the housing inventory to low levels not seen in decades, helping property values to slowly edge up.

Compliance, Labor, Tax Issues Among 'Hot Buttons' For Multinational GCs
A thorough due diligence process is vital for multinationals dealing with distributors, partners and other third parties in Latin America, according to Jurg Zundel, Caterpillar's Miami counsel for Latin America and the Caribbean Miami.

Rejections Of World Bank Forum To Arbitrate Disputes Raises Concerns
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes is an autonomous institution created by convention as an impartial international forum to help resolve legal disputes between eligible parties.

Commercial Dispute Arbitration Makes Gains
The arbitration business is gaining strength as a result of the modernization of the legal framework in many Latin American countries during the past two decades.

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