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North America and Canada

The firm has extensive experience working throughout North America, led primarily from our offices in the U.S.

Our Latin America practice, which is led out of New York, works with Latin American clients and clients throughout the world on transactions and matters involving Mexico, South and Central America and Caribbean countries. Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated customized solution for clients doing business in the region.

We advise banks, global organizations, funds, governments, export credit agencies and non-profit organizations on transactions across the region.

Our U.S. and Latin America practices have received impressive recognition in the regional Chambers Guides.

Our Canada practice acts as international counsel to leading Canadian pension funds, banks and corporates as they look outside of Canada for investment opportunities. We have supported them as they expand their horizons as well as working with our multi-national clients looking to do business in Canada.

Our global team consists of lawyers with an understanding and awareness of both international and Canadian markets and public and private sector expertise. See more information on our Canadian expertise here.

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News and insights

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Blog Post: 15 March 2023

What the new U.S. DOJ policy on voluntary self-disclosure means for businesses

New and revised policies to encourage voluntary self-disclosure by companies have been issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).  The policies standardize the incentives across all U.S.…

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News: 15 March 2023

Allen & Overy adds top Payments and FinTech partner to market-leading global practice

Todd Beauchamp brings extensive regulatory and transactional expertise in the ever-evolving payments and fintech space to further bolster the firm’s unparalleled global practice and continue its rapid…

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Publications: 14 March 2023

Episode 5: Deconstructing Crypto - The U.S. regulatory vice tightens

In episode 5 of Deconstructing Crypto, Todd Fishman and Gene Ingoglia discuss the recent wave of regulatory actions by U.S. authorities on the crypto industry, and the increasing pressure on financial…

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Publications: 14 March 2023

Feeling conflicted: SEC Rule 192 and you

On January 25, 2023, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) revived a proposed rule (initially proposed in September 2011) pursuant to Section 27B (Proposed Rule 192) aimed at…

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Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Global Experts and Markets

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Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients.