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 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.
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
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 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 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.
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 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.
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’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.