Rolim de Mello hires partner from Trench Rossi

Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados has hired an experienced M&A partner from Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, bringing its partnership up to six.

More Brazilian firms split, hire and reposition as GDP growth returns

Four more Brazilian firms are positioning themselves for renewed economic growth as Brazil leaves behind its worst recession in decades.

Remote control

Brazil has recently introduced remote voting procedures that allow foreign investors to exercise their voting rights without being present at shareholder meetings. Stocche Forbes Advogados partners Alessandra Zequi and Flavio Meyer consider whether the move will make Brazilian equities more attractive

Banding together

In the aftermath of Mexico’s fatal 7.1 magnitude earthquake, the legal community responded quickly to help the shaken country back on its feet. Emilio Demetriou-Jones hears how, in an unprecedented move, the country’s three clearing houses used the media to reach those most in need

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

Time to wake up

Sophisticated companies’ use of AI to improve efficiency has the potential to revolutionise their relation­ships with legal service providers. Law firms would be wise to keep up, argue Adam Smith, Esq’s Bruce MacEwen, Janet Stanton and Antonio Leal Holguín

Trust in governments key to tax amnesty’s success, hear delegates

Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s...

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

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Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

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