Last Updated April 16, 2019

Law and Practice

Contributed By Ferrere Abogados

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Ferrere Abogados is the only multi-jurisdictional, purely South American law firm, and has 250 attorneys across Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay, offering international-class service and participating in the majority of important deals. The M&A practice group works in collaboration with the firm’s other areas to form a multidisciplinary team offering full-service legal advice. It represents a stellar list of international and local clients from a wide range of sectors, such as retail, energy, infrastructure, insurance, construction, media and information technology, agribusiness, food, pharmaceutical, banking and real estate. Activity includes acting as buyer’s or seller’s counsel in acquisitions, leading applications for concessions, advising on greenfield projects, and developing ex ante a BIT protection strategy for a major investment.

The scope of due diligence in Uruguay usually depends on the size of the transaction and the particular areas that may be of concern for the acquirer. However, in general, the areas reviewed in due diligence for a negotiated business combination in privately held companies relate to accounting and financial matters, contracts, corporate, data privacy, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labour and social security, litigation, real estate and other material assets, regulatory and taxes.

Also, it is becoming more common to conduct due diligence regarding compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

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Ferrere Abogados is the only multi-jurisdictional, purely South American law firm, and has 250 attorneys across Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay, offering international-class service and participating in the majority of important deals. The M&A practice group works in collaboration with the firm’s other areas to form a multidisciplinary team offering full-service legal advice. It represents a stellar list of international and local clients from a wide range of sectors, such as retail, energy, infrastructure, insurance, construction, media and information technology, agribusiness, food, pharmaceutical, banking and real estate. Activity includes acting as buyer’s or seller’s counsel in acquisitions, leading applications for concessions, advising on greenfield projects, and developing ex ante a BIT protection strategy for a major investment.

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