Work Area: Environment

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15 October 2013

Aegea set to expand after GIC boost

Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados and Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch - Advogados have worked on a US$135 million investment by GIC, a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund, in Brazilian water and sewage treatment company Aegea.

10 October 2013

OAS invests in São Paulo water system

Lanna Ribeiro, Carneiro de Souza, Cirne Lima & Fragoso Pires Advogados has advised Brazilian environmental management firm OAS Soluções Ambientais in its purchase of São Paulo sanitation company Sanear.

01 October 2013

Chevron v Ecuador panel rules on liability

The panel hearing Chevron's investment treaty claim against Ecuador over environmental damage in the Amazon has ruled that the US company is not liable for certain categories of pollution claims.

19 September 2013

Enel kick-starts generation at Chile’s largest wind farm

The renewable arm of Italian energy company Enel has begun production at Chile’s largest wind farm, turning to Arteaga Gorziglia & Cia to open the park’s first 90 megawatt plant.

30 July 2013

Carey and Cubillos Campo help Colbún hit renewable energy targets

Cubillos, Campo y Molina Abogados has helped Chilean electricity company Colbún purchase US$100 million worth of renewable non-conventional energy (RNCE) credits from Spanish wind farm owner Acciona to meet government sustainable energy targets.

12 July 2013

Trench Rossi promotes three women to partner

Brazilian firm Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados (associated with Baker & McKenzie) has boosted its banking and capital markets, labour and environmental law departments with the promotion of three female associates to partner.

08 July 2013

Beyond legal risks

Thomaz Favaro and Geert Aalbers of consultancy firm Control Risks discuss the political, social, environmental and corruption risks that foreign companies wishing to invest in Brazil should familiarise themselves with before getting on the ground

02 July 2013

Ferrere puts finishing touches to renewable energy project

Ferrere has helped Nordex sign an agreement with Uruguay’s state energy company UTE that will see the German wind turbine manufacturer design and build the additional roads and foundations needed to complete a 70 megawatt wind farm in the north of the country.

01 July 2013

Marval helps US environmentalist donate land to Argentine park

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has helped the prominent US environmentalist Douglas Tompkins donate 15,000 hectares worth of land to Argentina’s National Parks Administration, incorporating it into the Perito Moreno national park, a popular tourist attraction in the southern province of Santa Cruz.

12 June 2013

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