Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados is among six firms to confirm their roles as counsel in recent oil and gas auctions that have succeeded in attracting big names to Brazil’s hyrdocarbons sector, but where lower than expected interest suggests regulatory changes have not been enough to dispel wider concerns over the health of industry and the country.
Argentine firm Mitrani Caballero Ojam & Ruiz Moreno has broadened its service offering to cater to changing demands from clients amid macroeconomic improvements under the Macri administration, opening a standalone mining practice and appointing a new oil and gas practice head to target natural resources work.
"Poor Mexico," 19th century Mexican general Porfirio Díaz once lamented, "so far from god and so close to the United States." Yet Mexico's proximity to its northern neighbour is a good thing for its oil and gas sector, even with Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Here, Latin Lawyer reviews what panellists at Latin Lawyer's 8th Annual Oil & Gas conference had to say about Latin America's energy prospects and why President Donald Trump's fossil-fuelled policy of America First may benefit Mexico.
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