Shearman hires Itaú lawyer for São Paulo office

Shearman & Sterling LLP has rehired a capital markets lawyer from Brazil’s largest private bank as the country’s worst-ever economic recession comes to end.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

CADE bags new leniency agreement from Operation Car Wash

Brazil’s competition enforcer has launched another investigation into the construction sector off the back of Operation Car Wash, this time examining alleged bid-rigging for major road work in Rio de Janeiro.

Doubling up

Few were surprised when Philippi Prietocarrizosa & Uría (PPU) made good on its promise to expand across the Pacific Alliance trade bloc and entered Peru. But by merging with two different Peruvian firms just one year after PPU's creation, it was a more rapid and ambitious expansion than anyone could have predicted. Lulu Rumsey speaks to the key players behind the multi-firm merger

Latin Lawyer's Associate Salary Survey

Managing partners across Latin America are fond of describing legal talent as their most valuable asset, but determining what this talent is worth is far trickier. Latin Lawyer's second Associate Salary Survey reveals that despite firms paying their associates many multiples of their country's average monthly salary, there is striking variation in the structure and generosity of these pay packets.

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Double down on LatAm privacy law compliance, say panellists

Multinational companies operating across Latin America risk costly litigation if they don’t address local privacy and data protection laws and rely on...

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