Brookfield signs US$1.7 billion TerraForm takeover

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management purchase assets from renewables operator SunEdison, in a two-part deal worth US$1.7 billion.

Cargill enters Ecuador with Ferrere

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped US food and agriculture company Cargill sign a joint venture agreement with local shrimp producer Naturisa, which will see the pair build a shrimp feed facility in Durán, south-central Ecuador.

Water for the people

Morales & Besa associates Rodrigo Ropert and Diego Muñoz examine the bill to reform Chile’s water code, which is due to be passed into law this year

What’s mine is yours. Or is it?

By handling top client accounts at an institutional level, as opposed to leaving them to individual partners, law firms can increase client loyalty and boost revenue. A survey by Latin Lawyer and management consultancy Gulland Padfield suggests there are significant opportunities for firms in Latin America to seize upon client account management as a differentiator. But are the region’s partners ready to share their relationships?

Thinking outside the box

In the quest for innovation, law firms are putting client satisfaction at the core of new management strategies, effectively surveying clients to find improved ways of delivering their services.

Thinking outside the box

At last week’s IBA conference in Buenos Aires, a panel moderated by Jaime Fernandez Madero of Fernandez Madero Consulting and Fernando Pelaez-Pier of FPelaez...

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Brazil

Massami Uyeda Junior and Rodrigo de Mello Motta

Arap, Nishi & Uyeda Advogados (São Paulo)

Peru

Claudia Lucena, Isabel Lira Miro Quesada, Daniel Corzo Simons and Luis Paz Maury

Miranda & Amado Abogados

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

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Introduction

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Hogan Lovells LLP

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