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Roberto Quiroga to lead Mattos Filho until 2021
Roberto Quiroga to lead Mattos Filho until 2021

Roberto Quiroga to lead Mattos Filho until 2021

03 July 2020

Following the premature death of firm leader José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has announced former managing partner Roberto Quiroga will assume that role until early 2021.

Lefosse makes three partners and one counsel
Lefosse makes three partners and one counsel

Lefosse makes three partners and one counsel

03 July 2020

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Lefosse Advogados has boosted its capital markets, competition and compliance practices by promoting four associates – three of them women – to partner or counsel rank.

Russia’s EuroChem snaps up remaining Brazilian fertiliser stake
Russia’s EuroChem snaps up remaining Brazilian fertiliser stake

Russia’s EuroChem snaps up remaining Brazilian fertiliser stake

03 July 2020

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the CEO of Brazilian fertiliser distributor Fertilizantes Tocantins sell his stake in the business to Russian agrochemicals company EuroChem Group.

Brazil revokes suspension of WhatsApp payment deal
Brazil revokes suspension of WhatsApp payment deal

Brazil revokes suspension of WhatsApp payment deal

02 July 2020

Brazil’s competition enforcer has lifted its suspension of a deal between Facebook and the country’s largest card payment processor Cielo, a week after it issued an injunction to halt the already launched payment services system via WhatsApp.

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici raises US$47 million in venture capital
Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici raises US$47 million in venture capital

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici raises US$47 million in venture capital

02 July 2020

Akerman LLP in New York and Miami and Eick Haber Grezzana & Nascimento in São Paulo have jointly advised Brazilian city-bike company Tembici to raise US$47 million in venture funding.

Trench Rossi Watanabe promotes four
Trench Rossi Watanabe promotes four

Trench Rossi Watanabe promotes four

01 July 2020

Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has strengthened its corporate, environment, finance and tax areas following the promotion of four lawyers to partner.

Three firms behind Canada-Brazil agribusiness sale
Three firms behind Canada-Brazil agribusiness sale

Three firms behind Canada-Brazil agribusiness sale

01 July 2020

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian agribusiness subsidiary Nutrien AG Solutions buy 100% of the equity shares in agribusiness TecAgro Group.

Brazil senate votes on ‘fake news’ bill
Brazil senate votes on ‘fake news’ bill

Brazil senate votes on ‘fake news’ bill

01 July 2020

Controversial biometric data collection measures have been removed from a Brazilian bill intended to combat fake news, but privacy advocates and legal experts still have concerns about legislation they say would violate civil liberties.

US packaging company buys LatAm manufacturing portfolio
US packaging company buys LatAm manufacturing portfolio

US packaging company buys LatAm manufacturing portfolio

01 July 2020

Jenner & Block LLP in New York and Madrona Advogados in São Paulo have helped US packaging company Silgan Holdings acquire a dispenser manufacturer with assets in Brazil and Mexico for US$900 million.

Mattos Filho mourns José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz's death
Mattos Filho mourns José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz's death

Mattos Filho mourns José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz's death

30 June 2020

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has announced the tragic passing of managing partner José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz, a pioneering figure in Brazil’s legal market.