Latin America

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.

EXPANSION

Dentons formalises Latin America links

Global megafirm Dentons has concluded its tie-ups with two firms in Mexico and Columbia, formally establishing its presence in Latin America.

DATA LEAK

Mossack Fonseca headquarters raided

The headquarters of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca have been raided by police following a leak of more than 11 million documents that showed how wealthy people, including politicians and world leaders, used the firm to evade tax.

ALLIANCES

DLA Piper pulls out of Venezuela

The firm's Latin American presence has shrunk after ending its five-year relationship with Venezuelan outfit InterJuris.