Lawyers raise doubts about Brazil's US$65 billion infrastructure concessions

Lawyers have welcomed President Dilma Rousseff’s plans to revive the Brazilian economy by selling concessions in infrastructure projects worth US$65 billion, but some fear the programme could be dashed by unpopular railway concession models, a lack of project financing from development bank BNDES, and investor scepticism arising from the sprawling anti-corruption investigation into state-owned oil company Petrobras.

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