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Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance
Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

27 February 2020

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award
Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

27 February 2020

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: the Heliópolis community project, which has been recognised for its work providing legal assistance and other services to people living in one of São Paulo’s largest favelas.

CADE takes action against gym labour unions in Rio
CADE takes action against gym labour unions in Rio

CADE takes action against gym labour unions in Rio

27 February 2020

Brazil’s competition authority has opened a probe and put interim measures on gym unions in Rio de Janeiro, over an anticompetitive clause in the gyms’ agreement with union members. By Ciaran Willis

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for M&A and private equity
Deal of the Year shortlists announced for M&A and private equity

Deal of the Year shortlists announced for M&A and private equity

26 February 2020

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the private and public M&A and private equity categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards
Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

26 February 2020

Latin Lawyer is delighted to present its Lifetime Achievement Awards to Paulo Cezar Aragão of BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão, and Antonia Stolper of international firm Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Machado Meyer and Pinheiro Neto steer Caixa insurance JVs ahead of IPO
Machado Meyer and Pinheiro Neto steer Caixa insurance JVs ahead of IPO

Machado Meyer and Pinheiro Neto steer Caixa insurance JVs ahead of IPO

26 February 2020

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped state-owned bank Caixa Econômica and its insurance arm, Caixa Seguridade, form two joint ventures with private insurers as it plans for Caixa Seguridade’s initial public offering.

Brazilian asset manager lists energy-focused investment fund on B3
Brazilian asset manager lists energy-focused investment fund on B3

Brazilian asset manager lists energy-focused investment fund on B3

26 February 2020

Velloza Advogados has helped local asset management firm Perfin list an energy-focused investment fund on Brazil’s stock exchange, B3, following a 1 billion reais (US$230 million) initial offering.

Tauil & Chequer makes five new partners
Tauil & Chequer makes five new partners

Tauil & Chequer makes five new partners

25 February 2020

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has hired one partner each from BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and Kestener, Granja & Vieira Advogados and promoted another three lawyers, adding seniority to several practice areas.

Locaweb goes public after 1.2 billion reais IPO in Brazil
Locaweb goes public after 1.2 billion reais IPO in Brazil

Locaweb goes public after 1.2 billion reais IPO in Brazil

25 February 2020

Mayer Brown LLP and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in São Paulo have helped Brazilian internet services company Locaweb raise 1.2 billion reais (US$282 million) through an initial public offering on Brazil’s stock exchange, B3.

Brazil rejects prosecutor’s appeal against Boeing-Embraer merger
Brazil rejects prosecutor’s appeal against Boeing-Embraer merger

Brazil rejects prosecutor’s appeal against Boeing-Embraer merger

25 February 2020

Brazil’s competition tribunal has unconditionally cleared Boeing’s deal with Embraer, having found that the country’s public prosecutor lacks legal standing to appeal against deal decisions.