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Veirano poaches two partners from Cascione Pulino

Veirano poaches two partners from Cascione Pulino

18 September 2019

Banking on more infrastructure work, Veirano Advogados has hired two partners from Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados, increasing its firepower in the aviation and electricity sectors.

DLA Piper Chile launches white-collar crime practice area

DLA Piper Chile launches white-collar crime practice area

18 September 2019

DLA Piper (Chile) has launched its white-collar crime practice group by hiring a partner from local criminal litigation boutique Cortés y Rodríguez Abogados to lead the area.

Bolsonaro’s attorney general to keynote LL Project Finance conference

Bolsonaro’s attorney general to keynote LL Project Finance conference

18 September 2019

Brazil’s attorney general, André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça, will deliver the morning keynote at Latin Lawyer Live 7th Annual Regional Project Finance conference, which takes place in Washington, DC, this December.

Canadian investors buy Colombian utility from Brookfield for US$1 billion

18 September 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Canadian electricity investors Northland Power acquire a 99% stake in Colombian utilities provider Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EBSA) for US$1 billion.

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

17 September 2019

A former Pacheco Coto partner has reunited with his old colleagues at EY Law (Costa Rica) after leaving Sfera Legal.

Brazilian miner agrees 1.5 billion reais restructuring with creditors

Brazilian miner agrees 1.5 billion reais restructuring with creditors

17 September 2019

Donelli, Abreu Sodré e Martins Advogados has helped Brazilian mining company Zamin Amapá Mineração agree a restructuring plan with creditors worth 1.5 billion reais (US$362 million).

Chilean, Colombian and Peruvian firms in El Comercio sale

Chilean, Colombian and Peruvian firms in El Comercio sale

17 September 2019

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, Brigard Urrutia in Santiago and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped US private equity firm Carlyle acquire kids’ entertainment company Coney Park from the owner of Peru’s El Comercio newspaper.

Two firms help BNDES structure PPP for Porto Alegre street lighting

17 September 2019

Albino Advogados and Maciel Rocha Advogados have helped Brazil’s development bank BNDES structure a private public partnership (PPP) auction to provide LED street lighting to Porto Alegre for the next 20 years.

PVG hires another tax partner from TozziniFreire

PVG hires another tax partner from TozziniFreire

16 September 2019

Brazilian law firm PVG Advogados has recruited its second tax partner in three months by hiring from TozziniFreire Advogados again.

Ferrere launches corporate social responsibility programme in Uruguay

Ferrere launches corporate social responsibility programme in Uruguay

16 September 2019

Ferrere (Uruguay) has launched a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme called Transforma, which supports organisations promoting education and social development in Latin America.