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Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award 2018

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Incluir Direito, a joint project between some of Brazil’s top firms and São Paulo’s University Presbiteriana Mackenzie to address the lack of racial diversity in corporate law firms.

Austrian pharma loan draws counsel from multiple LatAm jurisdictions

Baker McKenzie LLP’s offices in New York, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Lima and Zurich; and Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP in New York, have helped Farallon Capital Management lend US$40 million to Austrian pharmaceutical company Pint Pharma.

Artificial lawyers

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Rightful inclusion

Carlos José Santos da Silva, president of Brazilian law firm association CESA and partner at Machado Meyer Advogados, tells Luís Bulcão Pinheiro about a joint project between some of Brazil’s leading firms and São Paulo’s University Presbiteriana Mackenzie to address the lack of racial diversity in corporate law firms

LatAm gas power project finance is diversifying, hear delegates

Finance for gas power projects is starting to come from less traditional sources, but the associated legislation is far from perfect in Brazil and Mexico, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit, held in Washington, DC last month.

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Construction

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Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

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Brazil

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

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

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Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

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Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual M&A Mexico

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony