Brazil

Brazilian firms steer medical merger

KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados has helped Boston Scientific Corporation in the Brazilian leg of its US$435 million acquisition of fellow medical manufacturer Symetis.

BMA bumper partner promotions continue in 2017

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has promoted transactional lawyers for the first time in two years, adding seven lawyers to the partnership and strengthening multiple practice areas.

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

Sérgio Moro: Corruption in Brazil is “systemic, deep and pervasive”

Arriving to a mixture of raucous applause and booing, the Brazilian judge leading the Car Wash investigation into a kickback scheme involving scores of key businessmen and politicians defended the use of preventive pre-trial detention at a panel discussion in London on Saturday.

Insight

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

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer – GRR Live 2nd Annual Restructuring Summit

Events

Latin Lawyer 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference