Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has pulled off a coup by hiring Trench Rossi Watanabe partner and global head of Baker McKenzie’s antitrust practice Francisco Todorov, as well adding two other partners and five associates.
Two Latham & Watkins LLP offices and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima have helped Peru’s national investment agency Proinversión sign a public-private partnership (PPP) contract with two Mexican companies for wastewater treatment in Peru.
Latin Lawyer is extending the deadline for Individual Awards nominations to Friday 6 December.
Collaboration between US and Brazilian anti-corruption authorities on Lava Jato was just beginning, says Milbank partner Adam Fee, and paves the way for continued cross-border coordination between both sides.
Brazilian construction company Engevix Group has agreed a settlement with Brazil’s Comptroller General of the Union (CGU) the Attorney General’s Office (AGU) - the 10th of its kind – over bribery allegations linked to Operation Car Wash.
Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados and Bofill Escobar Silva have helped a subsidiary of Chilean multinational retailer Falabella increase its stake in private healthcare company Clinica Las Condes for 76 billion pesos (US$95 million).
Aninat Schwencke & Cia has hired the former director of Chile’s intellectual property institute and the CEO of a compliance consultancy, both as senior counsel.
The FBI’s Brazilian office has asked the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for extra resources to handle requests for information from local authorities, according to a senior official. By Will Neal
BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian consultancy company ZUP sell 100% of its shares to Itaú Unibanco.
Jones Day’s Miami office and Galindo, Arias & López have helped Panama’s largest telecoms provider, Cable Onda, issue bonds worth US$600 million on Luxembourg’s stock exchange.