Relevant information about Covid-19

13 April, 2020

Check all the legal alerts prepared by our team on the occasion of the Covid-19 in our country. View more

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DLA Piper Coronavirus Resource Center

16 March, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) represents one of the most significant global public health crises in the last 100 years and is causing major disruptions and unprecedented volatility in markets, economies and businesses. That’s why DLA Piper has created a web site where you can find all the relevant information worldwide in one place. View more

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DLA Piper Chile designa nuevo socio (Diario Financiero)

13 January, 2020

DLA Piper Chile appointed Mauricio Halpern as the firm’s new partner. Diario Financiero

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American Tower compra más de 3.200 antenas a Entel (Lex Latin)

9 January, 2020

The U.S. wireless infrastructure company American Tower Corporation (ATC) purchased more than 3,000 telecommunication towers from Grupo Entel in Peru and Chile for US$772 million. In total, ATC acquired 3,242 towers, 1,262 located in Peru and 1,980 in Chile. DLA Piper Chile and DLA Piper Peru advised American Tower in the operation. Lex Latin

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New partner for DLA Piper Chile

6 January, 2020

DLA Piper Chile announces last Thursday, January 2, 2020, the appointment of Mauricio Halpern as new partner to its Santiago office into the key practice area of Banking and Finance. Mauricio has 17 years of extensive experience in the legal world. Since 2017 he has been working as Counsel for the firm.  Before DLA Piper, between 2015 and 2017, he acted as General Counsel for the third largest retail- supermarket chain in Chile, SMU S.A. He also served as Executive Legal Manager at Pacific Hydro Chile (2011-2015), Australian renewable energy developer and previously as Senior Associate at Bahamondez, Alvarez & Zegers (BAZ- forerunner firm of DLA Piper Chile). In 2009, as a Fulbright Scholar, obtained his LL.M at the University of Pennsylvania, working afterwards as a Foreign Law Clerk for the practice of Project Finance at Clifford Chance US LLP, in Washington D.C., USA. Mauricio concentrate his practice in Corporate Law, with special emphasis in Finance Law, Capital Markets and Compliance matters, advising various high-profile foreign and domestic clients in a wide range of structured transactions, corporate and project financing (e.g. energy and infrastructure) and lending sphere products. At SMU S.A., he heads the IPO process and some debt bond issuances. Considering his unique in-house counsel knowledge, Mauricio has been leading, with Diego Noguera, the Compliance and Risk Management practice of the firm, supporting our clients not only developing and implementing regulatory compliance models and structures, but also producing policies, procedures, fraud report “hot-lines”, risk matrixes and control score-cards, providing them with best practices and high market standards. “Chile needs global law firms and DLA Piper is one with a truly global mind-set. Having Mauricio Halpern onboard as Partner, is a good news for DLA Piper Chile, It further and strengthen our Banking & Finance practice, as well as, build our highly skilled Compliance & Risk Management area. Mauricio´s promotion demonstrate our strong commitment with a full-service firm in Chile, with an outstanding team across all core practice areas. We are sure he will be valuable cornerstone contribution to our office in his new position,” says Matías Zegers, partner of DLA Piper Chile. With this, DLA Piper Chile adds 9 partners and almost 50 lawyers who practice in different areas of law.

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Entel vende en US$ 772 millones gran parte de sus torres de antenas en Chile y Perú a American Tower (El Mercurio)

23 December, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised American Tower Corporation on the purchase of a portfolio of antennas from Entel. El Mercurio

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Primera operación post 18-O: Entel vende antenas en Chile y Perú por US$772 millones (Pulso)

23 December, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised American Tower Corporation on the purchase of a portfolio of antennas from Entel. La Tercera – Pulso

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American Tower compra portafolio de antenas a Entel por US$ 772 Millones (Diario Financiero)

23 December, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised American Tower Corporation on the purchase of a portfolio of antennas from Entel. Diario Financiero

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Respuesta legislativa frente al descontento social (Diario Financiero)

11 December, 2019

Ignacio Schwerter comments in Diario Financiero on the legislative response in the criminal field to the social crisis. Diario Financiero

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Exprofesionales de la FNE analizan cambios al organismo anunciados en agenda antiabusos (Pulso)

11 December, 2019

Carolina Bawlitza, counsel of DLA Piper comments on the anti-abuse agenda proposed by the government. Pulso

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