Capital markets

Cescon Barrieu appoints four new partners

Brazil’s Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has strengthened its capital markets, compliance and tax practices in anticipation of growing investor interest and upcoming privatisations.

Holland & Knight hires Pillsbury’s LatAm practice head in New York

Holland & Knight LLP has scored a major coup, recruiting the head of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman’s Latin America practice, Peter Baumgaertner, and two senior counsel.

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

Latin Lawyer Special Report: M&A and capital markets deal activity

An in-depth look at M&A and IPO transactions in Latin America and the law firms behind them.

Notes on a scandal

In early 2018, Óscar Centeno, a driver for an ex-official in Argentina’s ministry of public planning, turned over a box of handwritten notebooks to newspaper La Nación. In doing so, he sparked Argentina’s largest ever investigation into graft.


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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

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Firms that practice in this area

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Events

Events

LACCA Live 10th Regional São Paulo Meeting 2019

Events

Latin Lawyer 13th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony