Regulation

Markets weigh political options in Brazil, highlight shifts in Mexican infrastructure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Mayer Brown's attorneys speak of differing political ideologies in Brazil while in Mexico, key policy decisions can potentially shape the futures of Pemex and CFE

Investors remain timid amid inconsistent conditions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Project & Infrastructure Finance

Emerging markets' see-saw like sentiment still leaves room for a buoyant 2019

Cyber cash

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

Blockchain based providers are entering the remittances market in Latin America.

Tricky trade

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

As political overtones began impacting trade, Mexico and the US found common ground for their deal negotiations.

Setting ground rules

Loans Regulation Features

As technology disrupts traditional financial services, industry players across Latin America are demanding rules of the game.

On the defensive

Features Regulation In Depth

Latin American’s financial sector is increasingly targeted in cyberattacks. Hackers are growing more creative and sophisticated, but countries are not cooperating enough ...

Stichting Petrobras cleared to pursue suit

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Politics

The case against the Brazilian energy company comes as a foundation seeks compensation from the impacts of Lava Jato

International tribunal sides with Chevron, Texaco in Ecuador

Politics Ecuador Gas

Ruling alleges that bribes led to a $9.5bn judgement against the petrochemicals company

Markets welcome proposed fusion of Mexican development banks

Economy & Policy M&A Regulation

Bringing Bancomext and Nafin together increases economies of scale while a merger between Banobras and SHF could reduce expenses, sources

Trade Finance in Latin America 2018

Economy & Policy Regulation

Despite regulatory and political tensions, trade finance in Latin America finds a path forward

Galicia names new partner

People Regulation Mexico

Federico Scheffler joins the Mexican law firm's tax practice

Petrobras seeks further reimbursements from Lava Jato

Energy Regulation Brazil

State-run energy company chases almost $10bn in additional compensation for the impacts felt from a wide-ranging bribery scandal

FIBA chief underscores LatAm AML compliance developments

People Regulation

Costs related to money laundering make up roughly 2.7% of the annual global GDP, David Schwartz says

Q&A: FIBA talks AML compliance, risk in LatAm

People Regulation Interviews

President and CEO says there is close to $4trn worth of money being laundered on a global basis

Gold Reserve nets Venezuela payments

Project & Infrastructure Finance Bonds Regulation

Washington state-based mining company receives roughly $88.5m in securities as part of $1bn settlement agreement