DLA Piper Chile is once again highlighted by IFLR1000 ranking

27 September, 2019

Felipe Bahamondez, José Pablo Dulanto, Paulo Larraín, Diego Noguera y Matías Zegers were the partners highlighted in IFLR1000 ranking 2020. The outstanding areas were: Banking and Finance, M&A, Project Development y Capital Markets – Debt. Leading Lawyer 2020 Industry Sector Practice Area Felipe Bahamondez – Highly Regarded Energy Capital Markets Natural Resources Banking Financial Services Regulatory Restructuring and Insolvency M&A Paulo Larrain – Highly Regarded Project Finance M&A Matías Zegers – Highly Regarded Capital Markets Private Equity M&A Diego Noguera – Highly Regarded Banking M&A José Pablo Dulanto  – Highly Regarded Energy M&A Natural Resources  

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Ranking Leaders League 2020 highlights DLA Piper Chile in six practice areas

26 September, 2019

Private Equity – Startups & Innovation, Labor / Employment, Banking and Finance, Merger control, Corporate Tax, Corporate – Merger & Acquisitions were the highlighted areas in the Leaders League 2020 ranking. Here is the detail: Private Equity – Startups & Innovation Excellent Team: Matías Zegers Labor / Employment Recommended Team: Luis Parada Banking and Finance Recommended Team: Matías Zegers Merger control Recommended Team: Felipe Bahamondez Corporate Tax Recommended Team: Rodrigo Alvarez Corporate – Merger & Acquisitions Highly Recommended Team: Matías Zegers, Diego Noguera, Paulo Larrain, José Pablo Dulanto

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Who’s who of the legal world in Chile, according to the specialized ranking Leaders League (Diario Financiero)

24 September, 2019

Matías Zegers was highlighted in the category Startups & Venture Capital. Diario Financiero

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DLA Piper announced economic penal area in Chile and add counsel to direct it (Lex Latin)

12 September, 2019

The new counsel, Ignacio Schwerter will work in conjunction with the dispute resolutions and compliance groups. Lex Latin

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DLA Piper Chile is highlighted in 12 practice areas by ranking “The Legal 500”

11 September, 2019

Today, the ranking The Legal 500, announced that DLA Piper Chile was ranked in 12 practice areas. Banking & Finance and Competition & Antitrust were the two new areas incorporated. Our partner, Paulo Larrain was highlighted as “Leading Lawyer” and 19 lawyers were mentioned in the different practice areas. Outstanding categories: – Banking & Finance (Tier 4) – Competition & Antitrust (Tier 4) – Corporate and M&A (including compliance) (Tier 2) – Dispute Resolution (Tier 5) – Labour and Employment (Tier 3) – Projects and Infrastructure (Tier 3) – Public Law (Tier 3) – Real Estate (Tier 4) – Tax (Tier 4) – Energy and Natural Resources – Electricity (Tier 3) – Energy and Natural Resources – Oil and Gas (Tier 2) – Energy and Natural Resources – Mining (Tier 3) Outstanding lawyers: “Leading Lawyers” Corporate and M&A (including compliance) Paulo Larrain Lawyers mentioned: Banking & Finance Matías Zegers Paulo Larrain Mauritius Halpern Competition & Antitrust Felipe Bahamondez White Palumbo Carolina Bawlitza Corporate and M&A (including compliance) Paulo Larraín (Leading Lawyer) Diego Peña José Pablo Dulanto Matías Zegers Salgado Frame Mauritius Halpern Jorge Timmermann Manola Quiroz Dispute Resolution Ricardo Lopez Macarena Iturra Labour and Employment Luis Parada John Paul Messiah Alfonso Bustamante Projects and Infrastructure Felipe Bahamondez José Pablo Dulanto Rodrigo Alvarez Public Law Felipe Bahamondez Paulina Farías Ricardo Lopez Real Estate Rodrigo Alvarez María Teresa Fernández Tax Rodrigo Alvarez Energy and Natural Resources – Electricity/Oil and Gas Felipe Bahamondez José Pablo Dulanto Diego Peña Paulina Farías Energy and Natural Resources – Mining José Pablo Dulanto Claudio Sepulveda Congratulations to all our team and a special thank to our clients for trusting in our work!

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DLA Piper Chile announces launch of White Collar practice

3 September, 2019

DLA Piper Chile announced the launch of its White Collar practice, to be led by attorney Ignacio Schwerter, who joined the firm on September 2 as counsel. The new practice will meet clients’ needs under new legal changes that have substantially extended criminal liability relating to bribery, corruption, unfair administration, incompatible negotiation, environmental crimes, and breaches of capital market rules. The White Collar practice will complement the work of DLA Piper Chile’s existing Litigation and Compliance practice areas and will coordinate its efforts with the firm’s US and global White Collar practices. Ignacio Schwerter brings more than 15 years of experience advising both natural and legal persons in highly complex criminal litigation. He has worked in the criminal law firm Cortés y Rodríguez since 2007 and has been a partner of that firm since 2012. He graduated from the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2004. Schwerter served as an assistant of the Criminal Law Department at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile from 2006 to 2010. He also worked as an assistant in several optional criminal law courses at the university, including Criminal Organizations and Illicit Association between 2004 and 2006, Computer Crimes in 2005 and Economic Crimes in 2005. Additionally, he was an assistant of the Commercial Law Department at the Catholic University from 2003 to 2005. Before joining Cortés y Rodríguez, he worked as an associate lawyer in the litigation area of the law firm Morales, Noguera, Valdivieso & Besa from 2005 to 2007. DLA Piper’s presence in Chile allows the firm to more effectively address the growing demand from clients in Latin America for comprehensive advice across a range of practices. The launch of the White Collar practice by DLA Piper Chile is consistent with DLA Piper’s global efforts to provide timely and sophisticated economic criminal advice to its clients and constitutes an important step in the expansion of the firm.

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Cornershop Lawyer: “Great estates must dare to take more risks” (Diario Financiero)

29 July, 2019

Our partner Matías Zegers, an expert in venture capital, highlights in an interview made by Diario Financiero the degree of maturity of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, but warns about regulatory obstacles that could leave the country behind. Diario Financiero

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Eurofarma improves its position in the Chilean pharmaceutical market (Lex Latin)

1 July, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Inversiones SB in the entire transaction of the sale of Productos Farmacéuticos Medipharm. Lex Latin

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Grupo Patio enters the hotel business through an alliance with the Selina chain (El Mercurio)

1 July, 2019

Our office together with Lathan and Watkins (NY) advised Selina Operations Chile SpA in the joint venture agreement for the opening and operation of hotels under the Selina brand in Chile. Matías Zegers (partner) and Teresa Fernández (counsel) participated in this operation. El Mercurio

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