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Vaz Buranello hires partner from KLA

Brazilian law firm Vaz, Buranello, Shingaki & Oioli Advogados has strengthened its disputes practice by hiring a partner from KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados.

Veirano hires three partners from white-collar crime boutique
Demarest hires public law partner from Tauil & Chequer

Latest Madrona partner hires usher in consolidation phase

Ambitious Brazilian firm Madrona Advogados has recruited a partner to boost its capital markets team, concluding a hiring spree that has seen it more than double its size since its 2015 launch.

Supreme Court blocks Rio mayor’s LGBTQ comic book ban
Brazil’s DR&A Advogados adds to partnership

Big fish in small ponds

It’s no secret that many of Latin America’s largest companies remain controlled by small, concentrated groups reluctant to relinquish control, limiting these entities’ ability to tap into a bigger pool of resources through the capital markets. This status quo makes public M&A deals a rarity in the region. Christina McKeon Frutuoso considers the challenges faced by lawyers when such transactions do arise.

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019
Exposing the gap

Latin Lawyer Elite survey 2019

For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Ronaldo Veirano
Rightful inclusion

Panellists urge anti-corruption enforcers not to “break” companies

Brazilian agencies handing down fines for corruption must prioritise punishing individuals rather than the company as a legal entity, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held yesterday in São Paulo.

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers
Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates

Events

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Nov 06

Latin Lawyer Live M&A – committed to gender diversity

Wed, 6th Nov 2019

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Nov 19

Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets

Tue, 19th Nov 2019