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Tauil & Chequer hires Trench Rossi’s Todorov
Tauil & Chequer hires Trench Rossi’s Todorov

Tauil & Chequer hires Trench Rossi’s Todorov

15 November 2019

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.

Mexican duo signs Lake Titicaca water management contract
Mexican duo signs Lake Titicaca water management contract

Mexican duo signs Lake Titicaca water management contract

15 November 2019

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.

Deadline for Latin Lawyer Individual Awards extended
Deadline for Latin Lawyer Individual Awards extended

Deadline for Latin Lawyer Individual Awards extended

15 November 2019

Latin Lawyer is extending the deadline for Individual Awards nominations to Friday 6 December.

US-Brazil coordination on anti-corruption: what lies ahead?
US-Brazil coordination on anti-corruption: what lies ahead?

US-Brazil coordination on anti-corruption: what lies ahead?

15 November 2019

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.

Engevix Group signs US$124 million leniency agreement in Brazil
Engevix Group signs US$124 million leniency agreement in Brazil

Engevix Group signs US$124 million leniency agreement in Brazil

15 November 2019

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. 

Falabella gains majority stake in Chilean clinic
Falabella gains majority stake in Chilean clinic

Falabella gains majority stake in Chilean clinic

15 November 2019

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 adds two senior counsels
Aninat Schwencke adds two senior counsels

Aninat Schwencke adds two senior counsels

14 November 2019

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.

FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests
FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests

FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests

14 November 2019

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

Brazil's BMA advises on tech acquisition
Brazil's BMA advises on tech acquisition

Brazil's BMA advises on tech acquisition

14 November 2019

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian consultancy company ZUP sell 100% of its shares to Itaú Unibanco.

Panama’s Cable Onda taps market for US$600 million
Panama’s Cable Onda taps market for US$600 million

Panama’s Cable Onda taps market for US$600 million

14 November 2019

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.