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Recognizing that Latin America represents one of the largest developing markets in the world, Kilpatrick Townsend’s Latin America Team helps clients explore emerging opportunities in that region. Our interdisciplinary group of attorneys come well-versed in local business environments and cultures, and include members who speak fluent Spanish and Portuguese. We represent both U.S.-based and non-U.S.-based clients with interests in Latin America as well as Latin American clients doing business within the U.S., bringing the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively represent our clients’ interests when evaluating and implementing effective legal and business strategies across a variety of industries.

Our attorneys leverage our wide network of international relationships to provide additional value to clients through professional collaborations and client introductions with key business contacts in many countries. Team members actively maintain continual contact with consular and trade-promotion representatives from Latin American countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela among others. Consequently, our endeavors serve to improve and protect our clients’ businesses and experiences throughout the region.

Service Areas

Kilpatrick Townsend provides our clients unsurpassed legal representation in the following areas:

Insurance Recovery

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Insurance Recovery Team represents corporate policyholders with interests in Latin America on a variety of international insurance coverage matters, including (1) existing policy and program reviews; (2) underwriting advice for insurance purchases; and (3) claim assessments and advocacy, including representation in dispute resolution proceedings. Our vast industry experience and work on multimillion dollar cases make us uniquely qualified to handle matters involving comprehensive general liability insurance, professional liability insurance, property and business interruption insurance, pollution insurance, builder’s risk insurance, and cyber insurance regarding a variety of business risks (e.g., terrorism attacks, hurricanes, catastrophic fires and explosions, product defects, intellectual property losses, class actions alleging executive liability, etc.). Likewise, our ability to strategically navigate diverse international laws and cultures has allowed us to successfully represent our clients’ interests across many Latin American countries. more

Latin America

Experience Highlights

Conducted an anticorruption audit in Mexico
Performed an anticorruption audit in Mexico that included reviewing documents in Spanish and interviewing employees in both Spanish and English. more
Performed a corruption internal investigation in Argentina
Conducted an internal FCPA investigation for a public company relating to conduct in Argentina. The investigation included reviewing materials in more
Conducted an internal investigation in Mexico
Conducted an internal investigation into alleged FCPA issues, conflict of interest and code of conduct violations in Mexico for a public company. more

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