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