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Brazilian firms cement Petrobras divestment of Liquigás

Several Brazilian firms have helped a group of companies led by local investor Itaúsa acquire Petrobras’ former gas distribution company, Liquigás, after placing a joint winning bid of 4 billion reais (US$770 million) for the assets.

AES snaps up renewables assets in Brazil
Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

The São Paulo and New York offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial services group XP raise US$1.2 billion in a follow-on equity offering.

Petrobras launches arbitration against Odebrecht
Multiple firms on Brazilian biofuel company’s first green bonds

Lifetime Achievement Award: Paulo Cezar Aragão

At the age of 69, as active as ever, Paulo Cezar Aragão remains among Brazil’s most influential and respected lawyers, a titan of the profession capable of making the difference at a high-stakes negotiation table like very few are.

The room where it happens

Law firm participation on behalf of corporates in the discussions that led to the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement is evidence of the unique perspective lawyers bring to the table in interactions between companies and governments.

Surveys

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey
Down but not out: the future for law firm offices

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey
Down but not out: the future for law firm offices

Latin America’s oil and gas industry has a bright future, forecast panellists

With the prospect of a covid-19 vaccine on the horizon and renewed investment opportunities on the cards for 2021 and beyond, there may be a turn in the tide for Latin America’s oil and gas industry, predicted panellists at Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas.

It’s not all bad news for M&A in 2021, say bankers
Latin American airline Chapter 11s, forum shopping or sound strategy?