Azevedo Sette Advogados has added its fifth new partner since February, this time strengthening its banking and finance practice by recruiting an in-house counsel.
The Argentine Supreme Court has refused to enforce a US$9.5 billion judgment against Chevron over environmental pollution in the Amazon that a United Nations Commission On International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has found to be a denial of justice.
Guerrero Olivos in Santiago has helped Chilean food company Carozzi buy assets from Unilever Chile for US$21 million, including its local ice cream subsidiaries and the rights to sell some of the world’s most popular ice cream brands in Chile.
Colombia’s competition authority has punished four food suppliers for rigging bids to provide the country’s military with food for ration packs and, for the first time, has imposed the maximum fine on an individual for violating competition law.
Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly LLP in New York and Nicholson y Cano Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provide a US$100 million loan to Argentine agribusiness Adecoagro.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and Panama’s Morgan & Morgan have helped Spanish-based entertainment company Cirsa obtain two loans worth 75 million euros (US$85 million).
Pinheiro Neto Advogados and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazil’s Grupo de Moda Soma raise 1.8 billion reais (US$355 million) in its initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, the B3.
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP in Toronto and Dentons in Calgary and Bogotá have helped Canadian miner Caldas Gold raise US$37 million in an equity issuance to expand its mining operations in Colombia.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York, and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian logistics company issue debt worth US$500 million to fund sustainable projects.