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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik

Albagli Zaliasnik regularly assists with syndicated operations, project financing, debt restructuring, and debt capital placements. Other areas of strength include securitisation, derivatives and corporate finance. Recently promoted partner CristiĂĄn Riquelme led advice to Banco do Brasil, the largest banking institution in Brazil, on the negotiation and structuring of the debt refinancing of biotechnology company Abengoa Chile.

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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik

The practice group at Albagli Zaliasnik fields experts in the design and implementation of antitrust compliance programmes; handles the competition law aspects of IP matters and antitrust litigation; and has particular expertise representing clients from the pharmaceutical industry. Recent mandates include defending Chilean medical equipment company Importadora y Distribuidora Arquimed, against an unfair competition lawsuit. Name partner Gabriel Zaliasnik and head of the firm’s antitrust, regulatory and public affairs litigation group, Daniel López, are both highly rated.

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Daniel LĂłpez - Albagli Zaliasnik

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Corporate and M&A (including compliance)
Corporate and M&A (including compliance) - ranked: tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik

Albagli Zaliasnik advises both local and foreign clients in M&A deals; and the practice distinguishes itself through its strong expertise in food and beverage sector deals. Typical work includes assisting with negotiations, financing, taxation and corporate structures, and recent matters include advising Heladerías Savory (HS) and major Chilean restaurant group Unifood, on the sale of a majority stake in HS to private equity group Mesoamérica. Álvaro Rosenblut leads the M&A group and founding partner Rodrigo Albagli is the other key contact; senior associates Arie Misraji and Jonathan Arendt are also both noted.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Albagli Zaliasnik

‘Excellent in all respects’, Albagli Zaliasnik strengthened its team with the hire of senior associate FĂ©lix AntolĂ­n from Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana. The team’s scope of work includes white-collar matters, corporate law disputes and administrative law claims. It is also noted for its representation of large media bodies in contentious proceedings that arise from tender offers. ‘The excellent professional’ Ariela Agosin is director of the civil litigation team. Founding partner Gabriel Zaliasnik and Daniel LĂłpez are also key practice members.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 3

Albagli Zaliasnik

Albagli Zaliasnik has extensive expertise in anti-counterfeiting and IP litigation, copyright and domain names, as well as patent and trade mark matters in key sectors such as food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, mining and entertainment. Senior associate Eugenio Gormåz heads the IP practice, Gabriel Zaliasnik is litigation group director and María José Canales is a notable associate.

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Eugenio GormĂĄz - Albagli Zaliasnik

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