Brazil

Lobo de Rizzo absorbs environmental boutique

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has hired its fifth partner in 2018, appointing Renata Pires Castanho to head its environmental practice and absorbing her boutique.

DOJ drops Eletrobras investigation

Brazil’s state-controlled electricity company Eletrobras has announced that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will not prosecute it for bribery, but an Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) settlement still looms.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

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

Lawyers call for improved DIP finance in Brazilian restructurings

Brazilian restructuring lawyers have called for better debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing provisions and more ways to protect restructuring plans from challenges in Brazil, as US colleagues showed confidence they would get there.

Insight

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 Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Professional notices

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

Events

Corporate compliance in Latin America: main challenges and opportunities

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity