Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has pulled off a coup by hiring Trench Rossi Watanabe partner and global head of Baker McKenzie’s antitrust practice Francisco Todorov, as well adding two other partners and five associates.
Felsberg Advogados has hired a senior associate from Trench Rossi Watanabe as partner to lead its real estate practice, a month after its former practice head left.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Latin Lawyer recorded 22 equity transactions in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between May and June with a combined value of more than US$8.1 billion.
The governments of Mercosur’s member states have been vocal advocates of modernising the restrictive economic alliance. Esteban Rópolo of Baker McKenzie (Argentina) and Marcelle Silbiger of Trench Rossi Watanabe in Brazil explain what stands in the way.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.
Latin Lawyer recorded 109 debt transactions in Brazil between May and June, worth a combined US$19.9 billion
Argentina and Uruguay are the only countries in Latin America to meet the EU’s data protection adequacy criteria – but others are looking to follow suit soon, lawyers have said.
Siqueira Castro Advogados has hired a new partner to boost its administrative law practice.