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11-25-2022
Garrigues has hired the attorney Diego Perales as Of counsel with the Administrative Law Department’s Energy practice at the Santiago de Chile office. Diego Perales brings more than 20 years’ experience as an advisor to energy sector companies. He is an expert in legislation and regulations governing the electricity market and in corporate law.
10-24-2022
Contracts for mergers and acquisitions mainly look to spread the risk between the buyer and seller and to regulate shareholder relations within the company. The same occurs with venture capital, but the differences between traditional and venture capital investment bring a number of specific circumstances into play, as explained below, with specific examples from Latin America.
10-11-2022
In recent years rail projects in Colombia have received a boost, in an attempt to reduce costs and times in logistics chains, among other benefits brought by a reactivation of the sector. This led to new legislation on a range of topics. In this article we describe the characteristics of the contractual risk policy for freight rail projects and their distribution. We also provide an overview of the rail projects currently in progress.
10-05-2022
In recent years, project finance has gained in importance for funding private projects across a range of industries in Latin America. Due to presenting a number of advantages in its structure, this new mechanism has replaced typical corporate finance. In this article, we discuss the evolution of non-traditional project finance in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
09-30-2022
The annual Latin Finance Projects and Infrastructure Finance Awards recognize standout project and infrastructure transactions in Latin America, a field considered fundamental for the region’s economic advancement. Four project finance deals that Garrigues advised on, led from the Chile and Colombia offices, came top on this occasion.
08-25-2022
The goods or services supplier (proveedor) will have to respond to the claims and complaints registered in their Complaints Book (Libro de Reclamaciones) within a maximum period of 15 business days. Also, if requested by the consumer, the response must be provided in writing, by email or letter.

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