• Garrigues wins the award for best law firm in the Andes in banking law

    Garrigues has been named Team of the Year for the Andean States in banking and finance law by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR), which each year selects the best deals carried out in Latin America. The editorial board of this prestigious publication focused on the cross-border component, innovation, and the valuation of the companies involved in each of the deals it analyzed.
  • Newsletter on the energy market in Chile, Colombia and Peru - January 2024

    We provide the main legal and market developments for the energy sector in Chile, Colombia and Peru. Dedicated Energy teams in these countries address topics of interest to sponsors, developers, financiers and other stakeholders in the sector, such as draft legislation, summaries of new regulations, relevant case law and market trends.
  • Colombia: Main recurring legal obligations that companies must comply – First Semester 2024

    In Colombia, all companies must comply with certain corporate, tax and labor obligations during the calendar year. In this document we highlight the main obligations of the first semester of 2024.
  • Colombia: Companies must elaborate and file corporate sustainability reports that reveals the reality of their corporate practices

    The Superintendence of Companies has issued administrative recommendations for the submission of corporate sustainability reports that certain entities must prepare.
  • NPLs in Spain, Portugal and Latin America: more selective deals and increasing activity in secondary markets and debt servicing industry

    In the first three quarters of 2023, we saw investors adopting a more selective and specialized approach in their NPL investments, increasing their appetite for unlikely-to-pay (UTP) and reperforming loans (RPLs).
  • Colombia: The chambers of commerce and foreign non-profit organizations will be required to adhere to self-regulation systems, transparency standards and principles of business ethics

    A recent directive, released by the Superintendency of Companies, includes such organizations with a permanent presence in Colombia as obligated entities. Therefore, they are required to initiate the “SAGRILAFT” and “PTEE” programs by no later than August 31, 2024.
  • Antitrust damages actions in Latin America: on the path to the European model?

    We look at the progress made in relation to damages actions for infringements of competition law in Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile.
  • Latin American Viewpoints - April 2023

    Infrastructure projects in the energy sector do not stop growing in Latin America and, with it, the possibility of disputes arising. We analyze the dispute resolution clauses and the key points to take into account when agreeing to them.
  • Garrigues, the firm of choice for financial institutions in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

    The firm tops the LACCA/Latin Lawyer ranking of law firms advising the 50 biggest banks in Latin America.
  • Dispute resolution clauses in energy projects in Latin America

    In recent years, the number of infrastructure projects in the energy sector in Latin American countries has increased, and therefore, the possibility of disputes arising relating to them. In this article we discuss primarily dispute resolution clauses and the key points to be taken into account when agreeing on them.