Work Area: Administrative

Several firms in Brazil’s 2021 oil surplus auctions

Demarest Advogados has helped QP Brasil, a subsidiary of QatarEnergy, win a bid in the country’s most recent auction of transfer-of-rights for the offshore oil field Sépia, which raised some 25 billion reais (US$4.4 billion).

10 January 2022

Dominican firm OMG nearly doubles partnership

Dominican Highly Recommended firm OMG has expanded its partnership by two thirds, promoting four lawyers across multiple departments.

17 December 2021

SiqueiraCastro makes nine partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro will start 2022 with nine new partners, bolstering several practice groups.

16 December 2021

Alessandri hires of counsel in run-up to new Chilean consumer law

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Alessandri has hired a lawyer from the country’s consumer protection authority as of counsel, preparing for the implementation of new pro-consumer legislation.

10 December 2021

CMS Grau promotes insolvency partner in Peru

Peruvian Highly Recommended firm CMS Grau has promoted a bankruptcy counsel to its senior rank, less than a month after it appointed two real estate partners.

09 December 2021

Demarest and Cleary help first Brazilian SPAC register with CVM

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York have helped Brazil’s first special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), sponsored by US consultancy group Alvarez & Marsal, register with the South American country’s securities and exchange commission, CVM.

07 December 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love consolidates in Panama with of counsel hire

Aguilar Castillo Love has incorporated an independent practitioner as of counsel in Panama, bringing capabilities in public, administrative and compliance law.

01 December 2021

Prieto promotes three lawyers to counsel

Highly Recommended Chilean firm Prieto has promoted three lawyers to counsel, strengthening its banking and finance, investment funds and administrative litigation practices.

26 November 2021

Brazil raises US$8.5 billion in LatAm's largest 5G auction

Several Brazilian law firms have confirmed their roles helping successful bidders in the country’s largest-ever public auction of telecoms assets, which raised some 47.2 billion reais (US$8.5 billion).

11 November 2021

US firm Rimon expands in Colombia

Rimon Law has expanded its Bogotá office by hiring three partners and a group of associates from recognised Colombian competition outfit Ibarra Abogados, rebranding to Ibarra-Rimon with the move.

05 November 2021

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