Brazil’s Siqueira Castro Advogados has recruited an oil and gas partner from Felsberg Advogados.
Siqueira Castro Advogados has hired a new partner to boost its administrative law practice.
The Vance Center has held its latest “Keep Families Together” workshop, attracting both US and Latin American pro bono lawyers who want to help migrant families separated at the Mexican-US border.
The Brazilian bar association (OAB) has prohibited the registration of candidates who have been accused of aggression against people because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression amid a surge in LGBTI+ murder and suicide rates.
Brazilian lawyers have adopted a “wait-and-see” attitude to articles published by an online news publication that claim Sérgio Moro, the former judge in charge of Operation Car Wash, improperly directed the investigation.
Siqueira Castro Advogados has absorbed top São Paulo energy boutique Advocacia Waltenberg and made its managing partner a practice head.
Bankrupt airline Avianca Brasil has been grounded, after Brazil’s civil aviation regulator suspended its right to fly amid safety concerns.
Siqueira Castro Advogados, Machado Meyer Advogados and BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão have helped Brazilian wood panel manufacturer Duratex acquire local tile maker Cecrisa Revestimentos Cerâmicos for 540 million reais (US$135 million).
Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados and Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped Máquina de Vendas close a deal to restructure its 3 billion reais debt (US$779 million), in what is thought to Brazil’s largest ever debt restructuring by a retailer.
Dentons’ association firm in Brazil Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni - Advogados has hired two partners from Siqueira Castro Advogados to boost its administrative law, regulatory and infrastructure department.