One of Latin America’s biggest restructurings will be enforced in the US after a New York court issued a Chapter 15 order recognising telecom company Oi’s US$20 billion plan.
TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Chinese investors Jingjiang buy a majority stake in a project to build Brazil’s first waste-to-energy thermoelectric plant.
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.
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
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.
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