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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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News: 06 July 2022

Allen & Overy advises on the First Sustainable Bond in El Salvador

Allen & Overy (A&O) advised the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Invest) as the sole purchaser in an issuance by Banco Promerica S.A., El Salvador (Banco Promerica) of the first sustainable…

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Blog Post: 27 June 2022

Canada – Digital Charter Implementation Act introduced to strengthen federal data protection laws and regulate AI

On 16 June 2022, the Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act 2022 to modernise…

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News: 23 June 2022

Allen & Overy advises on the USD9.5 billion transaction for new terminal one at JFK Airport, the largest single-asset project financing in U.S. history

Allen & Overy (A&O) advised Carlyle, JLC Infrastructure, Ullico and Ferrovial (the consortium) on the USD9.5 billion transaction for developing, constructing and operating the new terminal one at John…

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Crypto

Publications: 23 June 2022

Oh no, where's my crypto? What happens to crypto assets when a custodian fails

Recent turbulence in the crypto asset market and comments by certain regulators raise the critical question of what happens to crypto assets held by a crypto custodian if the custodian becomes…

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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.