Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: the Heliópolis community project, which has been recognised for its work providing legal assistance and other services to people living in one of São Paulo’s largest favelas.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the private and public M&A and private equity categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards.
TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Faro Energy issue the first ever sustainable bonds in Brazil.
BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão is preparing for a predicted acceleration of Brazilian privatisations and investment in 2020 by boosting its infrastructure and regulatory team with a partner hire from TozziniFreire Advogados.
TozziniFreire Advogados has hired a tax partner, as Brazil moves closer to bringing its existing transfer-pricing framework into alignment with OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) standards.
Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped Petrobras complete a sale of 34 onshore fields to Brazilian oil company PetroRecôncavo for some US$356 million.
Brazilian firms Neiva, Barros & Figueiró Sociedade de Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados have helped Colombian power company Grupo Energía Bogotá and Spanish counterpart Red Eléctrica Internacional acquire Brazil’s Argo Energía for US$847 million (3.5 billion reais).
In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.
US firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados and Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped US content delivery network Akamai purchase Latin American counterpart Exceda.