Brazil

Rolim de Mello hires partner from Trench Rossi

Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados has hired an experienced M&A partner from Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, bringing its partnership up to six.

More Brazilian firms split, hire and reposition as GDP growth returns

Four more Brazilian firms are positioning themselves for renewed economic growth as Brazil leaves behind its worst recession in decades.

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.

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

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

Introduction

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Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual M&A Mexico

Events

Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony