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Belo Monte obtains BNDES funding for new transmission line

Belo Monte obtains BNDES funding for new transmission line

27 April 2017

Stocche Forbes Advogados has helped the Belo Monte energy consortium obtain a 2.56 billion reais (US$800 million) financing package from Brazilian development bank BNDES, which it will use to construct the first of two transmission lines from the Xingu river in the Amazon basin to the southeast of Brazil.

Rolim Viotti consolidates tax strength

Rolim Viotti consolidates tax strength

27 March 2017

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados has added a partner to its tax practice.

Brazilian firms announce new partners

Brazilian firms announce new partners

06 March 2017

In the latest promotions and hires reported to Latin Lawyer, firms across Brazil are adding partners to their tax, corporate and finance practices.

2016: a year in review

06 February 2017

While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.

Ambiguity continues to shroud M&A asset liabilities in Brazil

Ambiguity continues to shroud M&A asset liabilities in Brazil

21 December 2016

Few areas of law have been as severely affected by Latin America’s burgeoning compliance culture as M&A, particularly when the assets being merged or acquired may have derived from a parent company already involved in a corruption investigation. Although legislation recently introduced in Brazil aims to resolve many of the ambiguities raised in such a scenario, the untested nature of the regulations and absence of available case law means companies involved in a transactions are often left with more questions than answers, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 7th Annual M&A Conference.

Pinheiro Neto and Rolim Viotti behind Sonda Brazil investment

08 September 2016

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Chilean IT company Sonda invest 114 million reais (US$35.7 million) in Ativas, a Minas Gerais software company.

Azevedo Sette hires environment partner

Azevedo Sette hires environment partner

05 February 2016

Brazil’s Azevedo Sette Advogados has hired Leonardo Pereira Lamego from Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados to head up its environment efforts.

Rolim Viotti helps Cemig buy into Belo Monte dam

17 April 2015

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados has helped Brazilian power provider Cemig buy almost half Vale’s stake in the Belo Monte dam as part of a US$1.4 billion joint venture between the two companies to create electricity generator Aliança Energia.

Machado Meyer, Mundie and Rolim Viotti drive digital switchover

Machado Meyer, Mundie and Rolim Viotti drive digital switchover

25 March 2015

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados has helped leading telecoms companies Telefônica Brasil, Claro, TIM and Algar incorporate a joint special purpose vehicle (SPV) to manage the reallocation of the 700 megahertz radio spectrum used by Brazil’s analogue televisions for use by 4G mobile service providers.

Vale and Cemig finalise JV

13 March 2015

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados has helped Brazilian mining company Vale seal a US$1.4 billion joint venture with power company Cemig, the latest step in the miner’s reorganisation of its energy generation assets.