Brazil

Eneva completes primary and secondary share offer

Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian power generator Eneva raise 876 million reais (US$266 million) through a primary and secondary offering of common shares.

BMA, Greenberg, Shearman and Stocche Forbes guide Gerdau issue

Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Northern Virginia and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau issue US$650 million in bonds.

Competing forces

Brazil is the epicentre of one of the largest corruption probes in the world, but with at least four different authorities policing the investigation and little coordination between them, companies implicated in Lava Jato are finding it difficult to resume normal business, including participation in public tenders, even if they've signed a leniency agreement. Levy & Salomão Advogados's Alexandre Ditzel Faraco and Rafael Zabaglia consider the competing enforcers putting hurdles in the way of Brazil's anti-corruption leniency programme

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Lava Jato: the world’s most important antitrust case

Former US Federal Trade Commission chair William Kovacic earlier this month described the sprawling Operation Lava Jato investigation as the most important active antitrust case in the world, with substantial implications for both Brazil and Latin America.

Insight

Reference

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Construction 2017

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

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

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony