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Vaz Buranello hires partner from KLA
Vaz Buranello hires partner from KLA

Vaz Buranello hires partner from KLA

16 October 2019

Brazilian law firm Vaz, Buranello, Shingaki & Oioli Advogados has strengthened its disputes practice by hiring a partner from KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados.

Veirano hires three partners from white-collar crime boutique
Veirano hires three partners from white-collar crime boutique

Veirano hires three partners from white-collar crime boutique

15 October 2019

In the latest in a string of lateral hires that have boosted anti-corruption departments at Latin Lawyer 250 firms, Veirano Advogados has recruited three partners by absorbing criminal law boutique Saad Gimenes Advogados.

Demarest hires public law partner from Tauil & Chequer
Demarest hires public law partner from Tauil & Chequer

Demarest hires public law partner from Tauil & Chequer

14 October 2019

As Brazilian infrastructure investment steps up a level, Demarest Advogados has doubled its efforts in the area by hiring a public law partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown.

Latest Madrona partner hires usher in consolidation phase
Latest Madrona partner hires usher in consolidation phase

Latest Madrona partner hires usher in consolidation phase

11 October 2019

Ambitious Brazilian firm Madrona Advogados has recruited a partner to boost its capital markets team, concluding a hiring spree that has seen it more than double its size since its 2015 launch.

Supreme Court blocks Rio mayor’s LGBTQ comic book ban
Supreme Court blocks Rio mayor’s LGBTQ comic book ban

Supreme Court blocks Rio mayor’s LGBTQ comic book ban

11 October 2019

Brazilian law firm Souto Correa Advogados has helped the organisers of Rio de Janeiro’s biennial book fair win an injunction against the city’s mayor, after he ordered the seizure of copies of a Marvel comic book that featured a homosexual couple.

Brazil’s DR&A Advogados adds to partnership
Brazil’s DR&A Advogados adds to partnership

Brazil’s DR&A Advogados adds to partnership

11 October 2019

Brazilian insurance boutique DR&A Advogados has promoted an associate, growing its partner base by a third. 

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers
Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

Political instability brings uncertainty for employers, suggest speakers

10 October 2019

Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to boost white-collar department
TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to boost white-collar department

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to boost white-collar department

10 October 2019

Complementing its market-leading compliance team, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited a partner to lead its white-collar crime department.

Cescon hires anti-corruption partner and promotes five
Cescon hires anti-corruption partner and promotes five

Cescon hires anti-corruption partner and promotes five

10 October 2019

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired an anti-corruption partner and promoted five other lawyers in the corporate, technology, litigation and due diligence areas to partners.

Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates
Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates

Tech-led investment “fundamentally changing” LatAm private equity, hear delegates

09 October 2019

The growth of technology-led investments is profoundly changing the way private equity operates in Latin America, allowing investors to be more aggressive and potentially less sensitive to cyclicality, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity, which took place yesterday in New York.