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Chile

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia is particularly noted for its assistance to issuers and underwriters on capital markets deals; it also fields lawyers with significant experience in derivatives. Highlights include advising the Argentine subsidiary of Chilean state-owned oil and gas company Empresa Nacional Del Petróleo obtain a $80m loan from the Bank of Nova Scotia.Juan Pablo Schwencke is highly rated andFrancisco Prado is a director within the firm’s corporate law and capital markets department.

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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 2

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia is highly regarded for its advice on litigation before Chile’s Competition Court and regularly assists with M&A merger clearances and compliance issues. The group has acted for Telefónica Group, Chile’s main telecoms company, in a number of competition cases. Arturo Costabal is the name to note; Javier Velozo left in July 2018 to establish Contreras Velozo.

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Corporate and M&A (including compliance)
Corporate and M&A (including compliance) - ranked: tier 3

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia’s ‘dedicated group of lawyers delivers on time and helps clients get deals done’. The client base includes multinational companies, investment funds and private equity funds, and international and local investors, which the team advises on acquisitions in Chile, as well as related financing arrangements, capitalisations, and operating and partnership agreements. Other areas of note include advising the sellers on dispositions and the incorporation of strategic partners. Juan Pablo Schwencke is team leader, Arturo Costabal is ‘a great negotiator’, and Luis Alberto Aninat and Manuel Blanco are also highly rated.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia represents major local and international blue-chip companies, principally in proceedings involving civil and commercial litigation, consumer law, and construction and tax cases. Other key areas include environmental disputes, competition law and contentious administrative matters. Paulo Román is the name to note.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia's Rodrigo Ugarte heads the firm's labour and employment department, which is highly experienced in company labour law issues and individual and collective labour matters as well as contentious labour law matters. Constanza Ríos is a noteworthy senior associate.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas
Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 3

Aninat Schwencke & Cia

Aninat Schwencke & Cia’s practice covers energy-related transactions and regulatory issues, as well as energy disputes. The team’s representative experience includes advising on the development of PV projects. Nicolás Atkinson is the name to note.

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