Garrigues took the award for Latin American Deal of the Year in the banking and finance category for its advice to Metro de Bogotá and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional on the financing of the largest urban transport project in Colombia. The awards are presented annually in São Paulo by Latin Lawyer, one of the most prestigious publications in the sector, and bring together the main firms and companies in the region.
The professional association @asLAN has presented Cesar Mejías, the Head of Garrigues’ Technology Department, with an award in recognition of his “professional career as a CIO in the private sector” at the Directivos que Impulsan la Transformación Digital (Managers driving Digital Transformation) awards ceremony held in Madrid on April 3.
Garrigues partner Alfonso Lamadrid de Pablo has been named Competition Lawyer of the Year - Under 40 at the annual awards presented by Global Competition Review (GCR), a specialist publication with over 20 years’ experience in the international legal sector. The awards ceremony took place in Washington D.C., bringing together the top lawyers and law firms from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.
Forética, the association of corporate social responsibility businesses and organizations held an event yesterday at which it presented the results of its Enterprise 2020 campaign, to encourage youth employment and drive technological transformation from the standpoint of sustainability and social responsibility.
Last Friday saw the start of the outreach football championship, TJE Lawyers Football Challenge, organized by the Real Madrid Foundation and the Fundación Mutualidad de la Abogacía, to encourage the integration and inclusion of young people with a disability in sport.
The Garrigues Digital Forum has brought together regulators from Spain, Portugal and Colombia, and representatives from the private sector, to analyze the challenges involved in the regulation of innovative technology-based financial services.