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 LLP has scored a major coup, recruiting the head of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman’s Latin America practice, Peter Baumgaertner, and two senior counsel.
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.
An in-depth look at M&A and IPO transactions in Latin America and the law firms behind them.
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.
Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly
The Arkin Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250