Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Colombia has been hit by both COVID-19 and a dramatic fall in oil prices. Here capital Bogota. (Photo: Bogota City / Secretaría Distrital de Hacienda)
Marcela Blanco, Diaz Reus; Enrique Gomez-Pinzon, Holland & Knight and Jeremy Roth, Littler. (Latinvex collage)
Foreign law firms in Colombia refocus amidst COVID-19 and oil price plunge.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Law firms in Colombia are seeing an increase in labor, tax and restructuring work, and a decline in other work as the South American country has been hit by a double whammy of both the COVID-19 pandemic and a plunge in international price of oil, which accounts for 40 percent of its exports.
“We have focused on approaching our clients to offer them support at this time and advice on practice areas that we believe are key at the moment, such as labor law, tax law and ...
Keywords: Colombia, COVID-19, Diaz Reus, Energy, Holland & Knight, Littler