Farmout of Working Interest in the Middle Magdalena Basin, Colombia
Represented Global Energy Development PLC in its farmout of a 50 percent working interest in the Bolivar Association Contract Area of the Middle Magdalena Basin in Colombia to Everest Hill Energy Group Ltd. for compensation of $5 million payment and full costs of multiple drilling obligations.
Obtain U.S. Judgment in Connection with Ethanol Project
Advised a Latin American national oil company in obtaining a U.S. judgment in connection with the default on a loan extended to an ethanol developer based in the U.S.
Pococi Correctional Facility
Advised a U.S. architectural firm in connection with the termination by the Costa Rican government on a public bid for a public-private partnership for the Pococi Correctional Facility in Costa Rica and related litigation.
Argentina Gas Pipeline
Advised a multinational company in connection with the development of a gas pipeline in Argentina.
Colombia Refinery Financing
Advised an electrical distributor in connection with its establishment in Colombian free trade zone and the obtaining of Ex-Im Bank financing in connection with the REFICAR refinery located in Cartagena, Colombia.
Costa Rica Airport
Advised a U.S. company in connection with a public bid issued by Costa Rica's state owned refining company RECOPE for the construction of an airport fuel facility at an international airport located in Costa Rica and related joint bidding agreement entered into with its Costa Rican partner.
ITL Int’l, Inc. v. Café Soluble, S.A. (5th Cir. 2012)
An American manufacturer sued an international firm client in district court in Mississippi, seeking a declaratory judgment that the parties’ distribution agreement had terminated, and an anti-suit injunction to prevent our client from suing the manufacturer in Latin America. Persuaded the Fifth Circuit to affirm the dismissal of the case on jurisdictional grounds.
Mars Inc., v. Constenla, S.A., 669 F.3d 493 (5th Cir. 2012)
In a case involving jurisdictional issues as to whether an American manufacturer can sue a foreign distributor in a U.S. court, persuaded the Fifth Circuit to affirm the dismissal of a lawsuit against a Costa Rican distributor brought by Mars, Inc. seeking damages and a foreign anti-suit injunction.
Asset Purchase Agreement
Represented Manufacturas Especializadas, SA in its purchase of Texas manufacturing assets from Snoke Special Products Co., Inc.
Represented Royal Dutch Shell in the sale of its downstream businesses in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Panama and Costa Rica, as well as the sale of two joint venture interests.
Honduran Power Project (RECO)
Advised U.S. investor in purchasing a majority interest in the Honduran power distribution company Roatan Electric Company, the local distribution company for the Island of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras, including due diligence review, submission of bid to the Honduran power company ENEE, and negotiation of transaction documents.
Acquisition - TWA Assets
American Airlines in its acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings.
Sale of Catering Business to Gate Gourmet
Advising Aerolineas Argentinas, SA (Argentina) in the sale of its majority controlled catering business to Gate Gourmet.
Advising Spanish toll road developer in Texas toll road projects
Advising OHL, SA in two toll road projects located in Texas.
American Airlines Moscow Service
Advised American Airlines in the formation of a representative office in Moscow (and related regulatory work) in connection with the commencement of air service from Chicago to Moscow.
Project Finance - Irradia, SRL (Peru)
Advising of Irradia, SRL (Peru) in cross-border project financing of Peruvian LNG Facility.
Ecopetrol Acquisition of Propilco, SA, (Colombia)
Advising the Colombian national oil company Ecopetrol in the acquisition of Propilco, SA, one of the largest plastics companies in Colombia.
ICC International Arbitration, situs of arbitration Mexico City
Representation of a European multinational contractor in a $1.5 billion ICC construction law arbitration proceeding with a national petroleum company arising from the modernization and expansion of an oil refinery and pipelines.
Hillwood Investments Real Estate Development at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Advising Hillwood Investments in connection with the purchase of a concession for a luxury condominium project located at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Ecopetrol Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) with Exxon Mobil and Petrobras
Advising the state owned Colombian national oil company Ecopetrol in its Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) with Exxon Mobil and Petrobras.
Stock Purchase Agreement
Represented Watchtower CR, LLC in a stock purchase agreement involving Costa Rican real estate.
Watchtower CR, LLC
Watchtower CR Real Estate Investment in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
MSJ Partners Real Estate Investment in Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Advising MSJ Partners in connection with the negotiation of a concession and joint venture agreement with Ecodesarollo Papagayo, SA of a luxury condominium project to be located at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Commercial Metals Company's Acquisition of a steel fabrication facility located in Juarez, Mexico
Advising Commercial Metals Company in the purchase of a steel fabrication facility located in Juarez, Mexico from Canam (Canada)
Represented IPNetFusion, Inc. in a merger with Nethawk OYJ (Finland).
American Airlines Acquisition of TWA's Assets - Latin America and Caribbean
Advised American Airlines in the acquisition of Trans World Airways (TWA) assets out of Chapter 11 proceedings. Aircraft were located in the U.S. and 13 foreign jurisdictions, including Mexico and parts of Latin America, Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East.
Advising American Airlines in its acquisition of a minority interest in Aerolineas Argentinas, SA (Argentina)
Advising American Airlines in its acquisition of a minority interest in Aerolineas Argentinas, SA (Argentina), including extensive due diligence and shareholder agreement.
Advising AMR in international restructuring of its Sabre business in Latin America
Advising AMR in the international restructuring of its information technology Sabre business located in over 40 jurisdictions in Mexico and other parts of Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia.
Stock Purchase Agreement
Represented Carrollton Marble and Granite, Inc. in the sale of stock to Levantina y Asociados de Minerales, S.A. (Spain).
Stock Purchase Agreement
Represented Kelcy L. Warren in its purchase of stock from Roatan Electric Company, S.A. de C.V.