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Azevedo Sette hires banking partner in Brazil

Azevedo Sette Advogados has added its fifth new partner since February, this time strengthening its banking and finance practice by recruiting an in-house counsel.

Pinheiro Neto, BMA and Mattos Filho in Brazilian fashion IPO
Several firms help Brazil’s Rumo to green financing

Brazilian and Chilean firms in Hitachi-ABB US$6.85 billion power deal

Baker McKenzie LLP in London and Tokyo and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo have helped Japanese electronics giant Hitachi seal the Brazilian and Chilean stages of its US$6.85 billion acquisition of Swiss-Swedish company ABB’s power grid division.

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Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

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Signed and announced M&A deals Brazil: March-December

Latin Lawyer recorded 166 Brazilian M&A deals that were signed and announced between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, the combined deal value of signed and announced deals was over US$100 billion.

Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders
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Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Banking barricades: central banks brace for the impact of covid-19
Chameleonic law firms: adapting to a crisis

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers

The onslaught of emergency laws implemented in Latin America to tackle the covid-19 pandemic has reduced transparency and public procurement controls, with lawyers recommending governments and companies prepare to justify their actions in the many investigations that will follow.   

Goldman Sach's Avinash Mehrotra: top tips for shareholder activism
Tech sector focus: challenges in deal-making