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Bichara launches infrastructure practice with in-house partner hire


Monday, 20 April

Bichara Advogados has recruited an in-house counsel from Cone, a Recife-based construction consultancy, to open a new standalone infrastructure practice.

Peru expands e-money law to companies

Monday, 20 April

Peru’s executive has amended legislation to allow local and foreign companies and state institutions to use electronic money (e-money) to conduct electronic transactions without the use of a bank account.

Mitrani Caballero steers Ternium’s Colombian takeover

Monday, 20 April

Argentine firm Mitrani Caballero Ojam & Ruiz Moreno has helped Luxembourg-based steel producer Ternium acquire the last remaining stake in its Colombian subsidiary Ferrasa for US$70 million.

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