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Dow Chemical buys Buenos Aires office tower
Dow Chemical buys Buenos Aires office tower

Dow Chemical buys Buenos Aires office tower

24 September 2020

Argentina's Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has helped US company Dow Chemical buy a 30-story building in Buenos Aires from local real estate group Irsa Propiedades Comerciales (IRSA) for US$87 million.

Campos Mello hires two from Cascione Pulino
Campos Mello hires two from Cascione Pulino

Campos Mello hires two from Cascione Pulino

23 September 2020

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados has launched a government affairs practice and a new office in Brasília, by hiring two public law partners from local firm Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados.

Several firms help in Chilean food tech investment round
Several firms help in Chilean food tech investment round

Several firms help in Chilean food tech investment round

23 September 2020

Gunderson Dettmer in San Francisco and Silicon Valley and Baraona Fischer & Cia in Santiago have helped Chilean vegan food technology company NotCo raise US$85 million in its third investment round.

Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious
Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

Peru’s congressional corruption investigation labelled overambitious

23 September 2020

A new congressional committee set up in Peru to investigate potential corruption in the construction sector has not been given a realistic time frame and risks jeopardising prosecutorial probes, according to local experts.

Machado Meyer and Stocche Forbes in Petrobras asphalt sale
Machado Meyer and Stocche Forbes in Petrobras asphalt sale

Machado Meyer and Stocche Forbes in Petrobras asphalt sale

23 September 2020

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Petrobras Distribuidora - also known as BR - sell its entire stake in local asphalt and paving company Stratura Asfaltos.

Von Wobeser seals Merck-Iberdrola renewables PPA in Mexico
Von Wobeser seals Merck-Iberdrola renewables PPA in Mexico

Von Wobeser seals Merck-Iberdrola renewables PPA in Mexico

23 September 2020

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped global pharmaceutical company Merck sign a power-purchase agreement (PPA) in Mexico with Spanish power generation company Iberdrola.

TIM, Telefónica and Claro make US$3 billion bid for Oi’s mobile division
TIM, Telefónica and Claro make US$3 billion bid for Oi’s mobile division

TIM, Telefónica and Claro make US$3 billion bid for Oi’s mobile division

22 September 2020

A slew of Brazilian law firms and one Spanish outfit have helped telecoms operators TIM, Telefónica and Claro make a 16.5 billion reais (US$3 billion) binding stalking-horse bid to jointly buy Oi’s mobile services business, as part of the latter’s reorganisation.

US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV
US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV

US real estate developer enters Brazil with JV

22 September 2020

Jones Day offices in Chicago and São Paulo and Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and TozziniFreire Advogados have helped US real estate developer Greystar enter the Brazilian market by joining an existing joint venture between Brazilian counterpart Cyrela and Canada’s CPP Investments.

Brazil’s new legal framework for natural gas
Brazil’s new legal framework for natural gas

Brazil’s new legal framework for natural gas

22 September 2020

Schmidt Valois Advogados partner Paulo Valois Pires details changes brought about by the implementation of a new natural gas bill in Brazil, including crucial steps designed to bring investment to the area.

Companies still not ready for LGPD
Companies still not ready for LGPD

Companies still not ready for LGPD

22 September 2020

Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD) came into force on Friday, but attorneys working with the data protection law say a large majority of Brazilian companies are not fully compliant.