Corporate and M&A

Update: Engie buys Petrobras gas pipeline company for US$8.6 billion

Yesterday we published an article on Engie and CDPQ's landmark bid to buy gas pipeline TAG from Petrobras. An updated version of the story with additional counsel and comment from lawyers who worked on the deal follows below.

Herbert Smith Freehills makes first LatAm partner in London

UK-Australian law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Brazil desk head Pedro Rufino Carvalho to partner, making him its first Latin American partner in London.

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

Latin Lawyer Special Report: M&A and capital markets deal activity

An in-depth look at M&A and IPO transactions in Latin America and the law firms behind them.


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Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Firms that practice in this area

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas