Latin America

Stikeman Elliott’s expertise in Canadian business law and in-depth knowledge of the Latin American market provide a level of excellence clients need. Lawyers visit the region on a regular basis to work with companies, advise governments, teach at universities, and speak at conferences. We are adept in dealing with private, public, and state-owned entities, providing comprehensive legal services for firms with interests in Canada as well as advising Canadian firms doing business in Latin America.

Our partners have extensive experience in northbound and southbound cross-border matters, across a wide range of industries, notably in mining, energy, infrastructure and financial services. Close relationships with local Latin American law firms ensure that clients enjoy efficient and effective representation in all areas of business law, including M&A, capital markets, dispute resolution, restructuring, tax, banking, competition, and corporate governance.

Our Expertise

  • Bought deal offerings
  • Convertible and non-convertible notes
  • Debt restructuring
  • Infrastructure / roads (public and tolled)/ transit / public facilities
  • Joint ventures
  • Private placements
  • Project finance
  • Public offerings
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Streaming and royalty transactions
  • Structured finance
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2017
  • Chambers Global 2019 for Capital Markets
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 for International Expertise: Latin America
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 for Banking and Financial Services Regulatory
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 for Corporate/M&A
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