Aninat Schwencke secures reduced fine for Fitch in La Polar fraud case
Chile’s Supreme Court has halved a fine handed to ratings agency Fitch for negligence in
connection with corporate fraud by Chile’s largest retailer, La Polar.
Small but mighty
Decades of economic growth have seen an explosion in headcount at some of Latin
America’s most ambitious law firms. Yet while those at the top of the market in terms of size have the manpower and multi-disciplinary service offer to staff the region’s blockbuster transactions, there is no shortage of firms enjoying considerable success with much smaller headcounts.
When the heart rules the head
This February, Chile passed legislation that sought to quell the doubters of its controversial tax reform, which aimed to raise enough government revenue to fund an overhaul of the education system. But two years after the shake-up was first announced, tax lawyers remain as unconvinced as ever.
Chile: Statutes, Case Law Strengthen Unions
Employers in Chile could be facing a dramatic increase in the number of
strikes following the approval of a law strengthening the hands of the country’s unions
and a series of court rulings expanding the right to strike.
Aninat Schwencke promotes three
Chilean firm Aninat Schwencke & Cia has promoted two associates to partner and a third to director, a mid-way position reserved for lawyers on the partnership track.