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DOTY final shortlist published
DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2016

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.

DOTY restructuring and disputes shortlist announced
DOTY restructuring and disputes shortlist announced

DOTY restructuring and disputes shortlist announced

16 February 2016

​Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlist for the final categories of its 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards: restructuring and disputes.

Brazil uses SBM Offshore charges to demand cooperation
Brazil uses SBM Offshore charges to demand cooperation

Brazil uses SBM Offshore charges to demand cooperation

11 January 2016

Brazilian prosecutors have questioned how companies can claim privilege over the contents of internal interviews when lawyers have given interviewees Upjohn warnings.

Leite Tosto promotes arbitration and litigation associates
Leite Tosto promotes arbitration and litigation associates

Leite Tosto promotes arbitration and litigation associates

12 October 2015

Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados has promoted two associates to partner in its arbitration and litigation practices.

Who is Judge Moro?
Who is Judge Moro?

Who is Judge Moro?

24 September 2015

Federal judge in the city of Curitiba, Sergio Fernando Moro has risen to prominence overseeing some of Brazil’s most important international financial crime cases over the last decade – including Operation Lava Jato.

Rebaza Alcázar and White & Case help obtain loan for Peruvian hydroelectric plant
Rebaza Alcázar and White & Case help obtain loan for Peruvian hydroelectric plant

Rebaza Alcázar and White & Case help obtain loan for Peruvian hydroelectric plant

20 May 2015

Peru's Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas Abogados Financieros has helped the concession holder for the 64-megawatt La Virgen hydroelectric dam obtain a US$50 million loan from Santander.

2014: a year in review
2014: a year in review

2014: a year in review

08 January 2015

With political and economic change on the horizon for many Latin American countries, 2014 was marked by a slew of strategic hires in the region’s legal markets. Whether it be Mexico’s energy reforms, Argentina’s upcoming presidential elections or Brazil’s newly elected parliament, law firms spent 2014 gearing up for what is expected to be a busy year ahead. Vincent Manancourt takes a look at some of the most memorable developments in Latin America’s legal markets over the last 12 months

SBM Offshore deal under Clean Companies Act possible, CGU confirms
SBM Offshore deal under Clean Companies Act possible, CGU confirms

SBM Offshore deal under Clean Companies Act possible, CGU confirms

17 November 2014

Brazil’s CGU could offer Dutch oil-platform services company SBM Offshore a leniency agreement under the country’s Clean Companies Act, even though the alleged misconduct occurred before the new anti-corruption law came into force.

US Petrobras investigation increases pressure on Brazilian authorities
US Petrobras investigation increases pressure on Brazilian authorities

US Petrobras investigation increases pressure on Brazilian authorities

12 November 2014

Brazilian administrative authorities are more likely to take action against businesses in connection with Operation Lava Jato after US authorities opened investigations into semi-public oil company Petrobras, Brazilian lawyers say.

World Cup ticket sales investigation highlights due process problem
World Cup ticket sales investigation highlights due process problem

World Cup ticket sales investigation highlights due process problem

15 July 2014

A company caught up in a Brazilian investigation of alleged illegal sales of World Cup hospitality tickets has complained about an illegal leak of evidence to the media, which local lawyers warn is a frequent problem in Brazil.