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Lobo de Rizzo absorbs environmental boutique

Lobo de Rizzo absorbs environmental boutique

17 August 2018

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has hired its fifth partner in 2018, appointing Renata Pires Castanho to head its environmental practice and absorbing her boutique.

Peru’s largest steel product maker launches tender to buy counterpart

Peru’s largest steel product maker launches tender to buy counterpart

17 August 2018

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados has helped steel product producer and distributor Corporacion Aceros Arequipa launch a US$25 million takeover bid for the remaining shares it does not own in local counterpart Comasa.

DOJ drops Eletrobras investigation

DOJ drops Eletrobras investigation

17 August 2018

Brazil’s state-controlled electricity company Eletrobras has announced that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will not prosecute it for bribery, but an Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) settlement still looms.

Mundie helps Safra provide telecoms services in Brazil

17 August 2018

Mundie e Advogados has helped Grupo Safra get a licence to operate telecoms services as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).

Argentine smelter finances renewables programme

17 August 2018

Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires has helped Argentine aluminium manufacturer Aluar Aluminio Argentino obtain project finance worth US$66 million to fund the installation of wind turbines.

DLA Piper seals deal with Cabanellas Etchebarne to enter Argentina

16 August 2018

DLA Piper LLP has signed a cooperation agreement with mid-sized Argentine firm Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly to establish a presence in Latin America’s third-biggest economy.

Vieira Rezende adds its fourth partner of 2018

Vieira Rezende adds its fourth partner of 2018

16 August 2018

Brazilian firm Vieira Rezende Advogados has hired a banking and finance partner from Araújo e Policastro Advogados in São Paulo to complement its project finance and infrastructure offering.

Super early booking rate for Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment expires tomorrow

Super early booking rate for Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment expires tomorrow

16 August 2018

There’s still time to take advantage of a discounted rate on tickets to Latin Lawyer Live 5th Annual Labour & Employment, which takes place on Tuesday 25 September in Miami.

Japan’s Marubeni enters Chilean energy market

16 August 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP’s Tokyo office has helped Japanese trading company Marubeni enter a joint venture to acquire a Chilean gas distribution business from Australian infrastructure investment group Whitehelm Capital.

New Zealand reinsurer gets arbitration ruling annulled in Ecuador

16 August 2018

Ferrere (Ecuador) has helped New Zealand insurance company CBL overturn an Ecuadorian arbitration tribunal’s award that would have fined the company for not fulfilling its reinsurance obligations.