Complementing its market-leading compliance team, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited a partner to lead its white-collar crime department.
Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired an anti-corruption partner and promoted five other lawyers in the corporate, technology, litigation and due diligence areas to partners.
Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Guatemala’s Sfera Legal have helped Banco G&T Continental obtain a US$250 million loan.
Mexico’s antitrust enforcer has responded to impartiality and procedural concerns raised by practitioners regarding its new attorney-client privilege rules.
The growth of technology-led investments is profoundly changing the way private equity operates in Latin America, allowing investors to be more aggressive and potentially less sensitive to cyclicality, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity, which took place yesterday in New York.
Paul Hastings LLP has helped Minera México, one of the world’s largest copper producers, raise US$1 billion in its first debt offering in over 20 years.
Felsberg Advogados is representing a Brazilian state-owned bank that has asked for scandal-ridden construction group Odebrecht to be liquidated, arguing that a restructuring plan tabled by the company is unlawful.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC have helped Santander Spain increase its share capital in its Mexican subsidiary through an exchange offer.
Campos Mello Advogados has helped UK multinational chemicals company Ineos in the Brazilian leg of its US$1.1 billion purchase of US counterpart Ashland International Holdings.
Felsberg Advogados has strengthened its technology practice with the hire of a data protection partner, ahead of Brazil’s general data protection law (LGPD) coming into force next year.