International

ABB and General Electric conclude US$2.6 billion acquisition deal

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Swiss company ABB close its acquisition of General Electric’s circuit breaker business for US$2.6 billion.

White & Case’s LatAm head reaches for the top

White & Case LLP’s new Latin America group head Carlos Viana says the firm will target more high-value work as regional competition heats up.

A point of no return

In recent years, corruption has come to dominate the agenda in Latin America. As the list of companies under investigation grows, has the legal profession been complicit, and can law firms play a greater role in the fight against bribery?

The LLM survey

Vincent Manancourt looks at the latest findings from our research into which foreign institutions Latin America’s business lawyers are choosing for further study

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group