A former associate of Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados has returned as partner to lead its energy and infrastructure practice.
The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.
Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlist for the final categories of its 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards: restructuring and disputes.
Brazilian prosecutors have questioned how companies can claim privilege over the contents of internal interviews when lawyers have given interviewees Upjohn warnings.
Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados Associados has promoted two associates to partner in its arbitration and litigation practices.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.