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.
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.
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
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
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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These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250