Brazil

Rede D’Or secures US$210 million credit facility with IFC

Cascione, Pulino, Boulos e Santos Advogados has helped Brazilian hospital operator Rede D’Or Sao Luiz secure a credit facility of US$210 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Four firms in private security purchase

The Luxembourg office of Allen & Overy LLP and Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados have helped GPS Predial acquire fellow private security group Graber.

Early mover

Two decades after becoming one of the first lawyers from a major US firm to make São Paulo his home, Don Baker remains very much at the forefront of Brazil’s transactional work – so much so that he is Latin Lawyer’s 2017 International Lawyer of the Year. Vincent Manancourt reports

Making an impact

Clearing houses across the region are putting high-impact projects at the top of their agenda because they can bring about systemic change. Rosie Cresswell asks how law firms can maximise the results of their pro bono projects

Operation Car Wash fuelled by leniency applications

Brazil’s sprawling investigation into corruption and bid rigging in its construction industry was partly fuelled by a series of related leniency applications filed by companies allegedly involved in the scheme, a senior official with Brazil’s competition watchdog said.

Insight

Reference

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Construction 2016

Peru

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

Miranda & Amado Abogados

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla and Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri

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 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference