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Latin America

Harneys has been active in Latin America for decades but with the opening of our Uruguay office in 2010 and the appointment of a permanent representative in Brazil in 2011, we are in a strong position to serve our growing client base throughout the region.

Key Contacts


Marco Martins

Partner
Cayman Islands

Horacio Woycik

Consultant
Montevideo
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Harneys acted as BVI counsel to a Brazil-based natural resources company with respect to the plan of arrangement involving 4 other corporate entities. Harneys' role involved advising on the continuation of the Company from Canada to the BVI and... read more

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In this analysis first published in the 2011/2012 PLC Global Investment Funds Multi-Jurisdictional Guide, Marco Martins, Patrick Colegrave and Mona Nainie examine the increasing popularity of BVI and Cayman investment vehicles in emerging markets. read more

We assist Latin America clients who wish to use offshore structures to accomplish their commercial objectives, whether they are inward-facing, outward-facing or domestic in nature. Harneys has been active in Latin America for decades but with the opening of our Uruguay office in 2010 and the appointment of a permanent representative in Brazil in 2011 we are in a strong position to serve our growing client base throughout the region.

Our Montevideo office is staffed by qualified lawyers who are aware of the business environment in which our clients operate and who can be relied upon for sound and reliable service on even the most complex cross border transactions. Our areas of expertise include the setting up of investment funds, trusts and foundations, the structuring of project financing transactions, joint ventures and listings in international capital markets.

Our Latin America practice group comprises partners and senior associates from all of the firm’s major practice areas. Together these lawyers provide unrivalled legal and commercial expertise related to BVI, Cayman, Anguilla and Cyprus law, as well as an understanding of the business environment within which our clients operate.

Recent experience

Harneys has wide ranging experience advising Latin American interests in transactions ranging from fund set up to debt financing. Our client list includes names such as Banco Bradesco, Petrix, Valé, General Electric, Banco de Crédito del Perú, FRAM Capital and Atlantic Security Bank.