Brazilian firms add corporate, tax and disputes partners

Several Brazilian firms have boosted their top ranks with the addition of new partners in the corporate, tax and litigation departments through a merger, lateral hire and promotions.

Venezuela seeks to overturn ICSID awards

Venezuela has applied to annul a US$165 million ICSID award in favour of Luxembourg-steelmaker Tenaris over a Chavez-era expropriation –  adding new counsel to its team.

Two days until Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit in Miami

There is limited time left to purchase tickets for the debut Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit, which will take place in Miami on Thursday 27 April.

Into the spotlight

The record US$3.5 billion settlement between Odebrecht, its affiliate Braskem and enforcement authorities across three continents is being hailed as a benchmark for future cross-border resolutions. Lawyers who worked on the case talk to Vincent Manancourt on and off the record about how it was done

Time to find a middle ground

The results of Latin Lawyer’s 2017 fee survey suggest Latin American law firms have preserved their value in the face of persistent price pressure from clients, but there is still room for improvement when it comes to putting together accurate, and profitable, fee proposals. Rosie Cresswell asks if project-based costing is the answer

Rodrigo Elías recruits former SUNAT boss to open transfer pricing company

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has partnered with the former head of Peru’s tax authority to open a transfer pricing company that will provide economic advice on new OECD-inspired tax evasion legislation, to complement the firm’s legal services.

Latin American competition enforcers announce new strategic alliance

The chief prosecutor at Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) announced a new strategic alliance among the antitrust enforcers in his...

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Reference

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Construction 2016

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

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP

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