Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The Prudential Tower in Boston (center), where Ropes & Gray has its headquarters. (Photo: WonderWhy)
Maria González Calvet,, Nicholas Berg and Matthew Posthuma, Ropes & Gray. (Latinvex collage)
COVID-19 corruption provides opportunities as existing business expands.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Ropes & Gray is seeing strong demand for Latin America work, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The firm’s Latin America practice has handled over 70 new anti-corruption matters over the past year, says Nicholas Berg, the Chicago-based Co-Chair of the Latin America practice, and in the past five years Ropes & Gray has reviewed over 45 Latin American funds for more than 20 separate investors.
“That hasn’t significantly been impacted by the pandemic,” he says. “They involve some of the world’s...
Keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Compliance, FCPA, Mexico, Peru