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Basham Ringe and Sanchez Navarro defeat labour claim

Friday, 29 April

Mexican firms Basham, Ringe y Correa and Bufete Sanchez Navarro have helped Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith obtain the dismissal of a US$10 million severance award handed down to a former Merrill Lynch employee by Mexico’s Labour Board.

Embattled BTG parts with more assets

Friday, 29 April

BTG Pactual continues to downsize, hiring Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to sell financial service providers Pan Seguros and Panamericano to French insurance company CNP for 700 million reais (US$200 million), days before its former CEO was released from house arrest.

MMK spin-off Kestener Granja opens for business

Friday, 29 April

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One of the founders of now-defunct Brazilian firm Mattos Muriel Kestener (MMK) has opened her new firm, Kestener, Granja & Vieira Advogados.

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