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DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON LLP, Jeremy Feigelson, Natalie Reid, Marjorie Menza, Carolina Henriquez-Schmitz, Thomas H. Norgaard, Samantha Rowe, Terra Gearhart-Serna, Marisa Taney, Joel Rosenbaum, Alexandra von Wobeser, Alexander Dmitrenko, Alex Ginsberg, Noelle Grohmann Duarte, Ana Frischtak, Jilan Kimal, Jia Wang, Anna Domyancic, Joel Rosenbaum, Sergio Torres Filho, Ivan Bertrand-Galindo, Claudio Ferrero Merino, Aymeric Dumoulin, Matthew Hartz, Michelle Dowst, Josh Weigensberg, Jehan Pernas, Corina Gugler, and Anna Gressel
BRIGARD URRUTIA (Colombia), Irene Velandia
CARIOLA DÍEZ PÉREZ-COTAPOS & CÍA. LTDA (Chile), Juan Cristóbal Gumucio, Igal Schonberger
BENEDETTI & BENEDETTI – CENTRAL LAW (Panamá), Ana Cristina Arosemena
DÍAZ DURÁN & ASOCIADOS – CENTRAL LAW (Guatemala), Juan Francisco Capuano
MEDINA, ROSENTHAL & ASOCIADOS – CENTRAL LAW (Honduras), Claribel Medina, Marco Ponce, J. Humberto Medina-Alva
MOLINA & ASOCIADOS – CENTRAL LAW (Nicaragua), Yali Molina, María Asunción Moreno
QUIRÓS ABOGADOS – CENTRAL LAW (Costa Rica): Tomás Quirós
RUSCONI, MEDINA & ASOCIADOS – CENTRAL LAW (El Salvador), Piero Rusconi, Sandra Cabezas
ESTUDIO RODRIGO, ELIAS & MEDRANO (Perú): José Reaño
NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT (Venezuela), Esther Cecilia Blondet, Elisabeth Eljuri
ROSE & CO. ATTORNEYS AT LAW (Trinidad and Tobago), Margaret Rose
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