Latin America

CRIME

'El Chapo' judge assassinated

A Mexican judge who presided over appeals by drug cartel kingpins including Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been assassinated.

OFFICE LAUNCH

Mayer Brown affiliate opens in Brasília with ex-AG hire

Mayer Brown's Brazilian arm has opened a new office in the country's capital and hired a former attorney general and confidant of ousted president Dilma Rousseff as a partner in its litigation and compliance practice.

OFFICE LAUNCHES

Kennedys continues LatAm push

Kennedys has opened offices in Chile and Colombia, having announced it was opening in Brazil and Peru only last month.