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Colombian president Gustavo Petro on November 15 at a press conference marking his first 100 days. (Photo: Colombia President's Office)
Enrique Gomez-Pinzon, Holland & Knight and Gabriel Mesa and Miguel López Forastier, Covington & Burling. (Latinvex collage)
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Colombia: Law Firms See More Demand 


As country’s president Gustavo Petro marks first 100 days in office.

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

As leftist Gustavo Petro marks his first 100 days as president of Colombia, international law firms doing business in the country are reporting increased client interest in tax, oil, mining and wealth planning advice.

Since Petro assumed office in August, local and foreign investors have been concerned about his economic policies and the peso hit an all-time record of 5,000 per US dollar on October 31.

The Colombian president and his cabinet have ...

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Keywords: Arbitration & Litigation, Colombia, Covington & Burling, Energy, Holland & Knight, Oil, Mining, Tax, US-Colombia FTA

 

 

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