Work Area: Administrative

Guyer & Regules guides Grupo Vial Oriental to PPP project in Uruguay

Uruguayan law firm Guyer & Regules has helped local construction company Grupo Vial Oriental sign a public-private partnership (PPP) motorway project with the Uruguayan Ministry of Transportation and Public Works.

15 June 2021

Lobo de Rizzo promotes three to partner in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has added firepower to its tax, M&A, compliance and antitrust groups by promoting three lawyers to its senior rank.

14 June 2021

Cescon Barrieu opens public law practice with Tauil & Chequer hire

Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to lead its new administrative law department.

10 June 2021

TozziniFreire adds energy and regulatory partners

TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed partners by hiring from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Petrobras, adding firepower to its infrastructure, energy and regulatory departments.

02 June 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Disputes

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

More than three years after Barra Energia issued an exclusion notice demanding the exit of counterpart Dommo Energia from a joint operating agreement – a move that sparked a slew of arbitral, judicial and regulatory proceedings – an arbitration tribunal upheld the withdrawal notice in a final award in 2020. It marked the first time a tribunal has enforced a forfeiture provision in a joint operating agreement (JOA) governed under Brazilian law. It wins the disputes category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

25 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Regulatory

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

A decision by Peru’s competition authority dismissed an unfair competition claim that had dogged Uber’s local entity for two years. In doing so, it established important criteria on the nature of transport intermediation applications under a sharing economy model. It wins the regulatory category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

25 May 2021

Petroperú seals natural gas supply deal for Talara refinery

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped Gases del Norte de Perú (Gasnorp) sign a distribution agreement with Petroperú to deliver natural gas to the state-owned gas company’s Talara oil refinery.

21 May 2021

Canada’s CPP invests in Brazilian sanitation company

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados and Stocche Forbes Advogados have helped the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) acquire a minority stake in Brazilian water and sanitation company Iguá for 1.2 billion reais (US$228 million).

20 May 2021

Three firms in Brazilian toll road auction

Demarest Advogados, Madeira, Valentim & Gallardo Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped a consortium led by Brazilian logistics company Ecorodovias win the concession for a toll road that requires a 14 billion reais (US$2.6 billion) investment.

19 May 2021

FerradaNehme increases partnership by a third

Chile’s FerradaNehme has made its second significant partner promotion round in three years by elevating four associates – two of them women – to the partnership, strengthening its competition, litigation and public law practices.

14 May 2021

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