Brazilian lawyers monitoring Odebrecht and Braskem following the companies’ US$3.5 billion global settlements will work closely with their US counterparts.
Brazil’s competition authority entered into an unprecedented cease and desist commitment with Cascol on 3 April, suspending the fuel retailer’s part in a price-fixing investigation.
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
The chief prosecutor at Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) announced a new strategic alliance among the antitrust enforcers in his country, Argentina, Brazil and Chile at the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Spring meeting last Thursday.
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