Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and Brazil’s Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados have helped US industrial manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker acquire the tool businesses of US consumer goods company Newell Rubbermaid in the Brazilian leg of an international deal worth US$1.95 billion.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York has helped Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management purchase assets from renewables operator SunEdison, in a two-part deal worth US$1.7 billion.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.
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
A member of the administrative tribunal for Brazil’s competition enforcer earlier this month said it has maintained mechanisms that free it from inappropriate public interest considerations.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250