Estudio O'Farrell and Baker & McKenzie in Argentina have both announced new partners.
Electing a Brazilian as global chairman shows Baker & McKenzie is serious about Latin America. As Eduardo Leite takes the reins, Rosie Cresswell looks into the Baker & McKenzie network
Baker & McKenzie LLP has elected Eduardo Leite, head of its São Paulo affiliate Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, as its next global chairman.
Lawyers in Argentina were not surprised when Argentine interior trade secretary Guillermo Moreno announced his plan to ban imported food products available domestically – they have seen it all before.
Baker & McKenzie LLP and its Latin America network have helped technology company Avnet secure an agreement to take over a subsidiary of Brazil’s Itautec - electronics distributor Tallard Technologies.
Baker & McKenzie (Argentina) has launched a new administrative and public law practice area, reacting to the government intervention in commerce in the country.
Troubled Canadian telecoms manufacturer Nortel Networks has completed the sale of its global optical assets to the Baltimore-based Ciena Corporation as part of its divestiture programme.
Baker & McKenzie LLP has helped the China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) acquire a 50 per cent stake in Argentina's Bridas Corporation for US$3.1 billion.
Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto has closed the sale of its Food Americas packaging operations to the US's Bemis for US$1.2 billion.