Executive Summary

​Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Canada's largest law firm, has forged a strong connection to Latin America and the Caribbean. We have significant experience in representing Latin American and Caribbean companies and other entities doing business across Canada. Our profile has made us a go-to resource for the strategic development of our clients' businesses and the vigorous protection of their Canadian interests. In addition, through our vast Latin American and Caribbean legal networks, we help our Canadian clients who do business in the region ensure that their market entry and wider business interests are seamlessly managed and protected.

We represent many major Latin American and Caribbean companies, investment banks and financial institutions, including underwriters and issuers, and individual directors and officers in some of the largest, most high-profile transactions and disputes in Canada. Our professionals draw from the firm's preeminence in an eclectic array of practice areas — including tax, governance, bankruptcy/restructuring, technology, intellectual property, arbitration/litigation, regulatory investigation and enforcement, structured finance, antitrust, real estate, transportation and energy — to ensure the most effective and cost-efficient representation of our clients.

We have worked with Latin American and Caribbean clients from countries including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Venezuela and Cuba.

Our Latin America & Caribbean practice, led by Martin Abadi, includes 20+ multicultural and multilingual lawyers, patent and trademark agents offering a multitude of services (in transactional, regulatory, risk management, and dispute resolution facets) to assist our Latin American clients successfully do business in Canada.