202007.09
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Two new partner promotions at Barros & Errázuriz

Affinitas’ member Firm in Chile, Barros & Errázuriz, has elected two senior associates to the partnership effective January 1, 2020.  Enrique Barros, a member of the Financing & Infrastructure practice and Vicente Cordero, a member of the M&A/Corporate practice. Both of them have been with the Firm for more than 10 years and represent, together…

202005.04
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Two new Tax partners for Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is proud to announce that two new partners leading a team of experts in the tax controversy, consulting and litigation practice have joined the Firm Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is pleased to announce that two new partners leading a team of experts in the tax controversy, consulting and litigation practice have joined the…

202004.14
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IFLR: Americas Awards 2020

IFLR revealed its list of nominees for the Americas Awards 2020. These awards recognize legal innovations and deals of the year as well as the teams and firms behind them. Once again, Affinitas member firms are present in various categories, and we are proud to see   Barros & Errázuriz Abogados, Gómez-Pinzón, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y…

202003.30
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All Affinitas member firms recognized as Elite firms in Latin Lawyer 250

We are proud to announce that all four Affinitas member firms are included in the Latin Lawyer Elite 2020 list of leading law firms. This highly selective group only includes a handful of Firms per jurisdiction, representing the “cream of the crop” of law firms in the region. To compile the Latin Lawyer Elite  list,…

202003.23
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Analysis of the labor law impact of COVID-19

The Labor & Employment team of Affinitas has produced a comparative analysis of the most pressing questions and legal issues that result from the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 in the four jurisdictions of the Pacific Alliance. . This publication can be consulted here. Please note that the information presented in this overview was published…

202003.19
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COVID-19 Response

In light of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the four countries in which Affinitas is present are taking specific actions to mitigate the spread of the corona virus. They also have specific regulations that will impact business operations in each country. Our member firms have reacted swiftly and are informing clients about these measures…

202002.20
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Affinitas maintains Band 1 ranking in Chambers Global 2020

We are proud to be included in Chambers and Partners Global 2020 guide, where Affinitas continues to be listed in Band 1 in the category Leading Regional Law Firm Networks. This is a closely integrated network comprising first-rate firms in Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Chile. The network focuses on assisting clients with transactional work in the M&A…

202002.19
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New partner and of counsel appointments in Mexico

Affinitas is proud to share the announcement made today by Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes -Affinitas’ member firm in Mexico- regarding the election of two new partners and one of counsel, effective as of April 1st, 2020. Patrick Meshoulam and Carlos Orci Berea have been elected as partners in the Corporate/Capital Markets and Antitrust/Telecommunications areas, respectively. Alejandro Diaz has been elected…

202002.07
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José Villafuerte returns from an extraordinary secondment in Chile

Affinitas spoke to José Villafuerte, asssociate of Miranda & Amado since 2014, about his recent experience in Chile, where he spent 6 months as secondee. José was selected to participate in Affinitas secondment program, which took him to Santiago de Chile, working at Affinitas’ member firm in Chile, Barros & Errázuriz. He lived through some…

202001.16
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My Colombian adventure: a life-changing experience and career booster

The end of 2019 also meant the end of Patricio Rivas’ secondment program in Colombia, and the end to a great professional and personal adventure that had started 6 months earlier. Patricio got interested in Affinitas’ secondment program after hearing about the experience of one of his fellow associates at Affinitas’ member firm in Mexico,…