Respected private client partner Humberto Sanches has left Brazil’s Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados after nearly 25 years at the firm to launch a boutique, taking the entire practice with him.
Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados has helped Anglo American sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) with renewables developer Casa dos Ventos to supply the global miner’s iron and nickel sites in Brazil.
Latin Lawyer recorded 250 M&A deals that closed in Brazil between March and December 2019. When counting only public values, combined deal value exceeded US$30 billion.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian software company TOTVS buy a majority stake in the holding company of Brazil’s largest credit fintech company Supplier for 455 million reais (US$85.7 million).
Knowing which external lawyers to hire can be a challenge for GCs, particularly as the market continues to be increasingly competitive. The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2020 research reveal some of Latin America’s best private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
Ulhôa Canto Advogados has helped Blackstone-backed Brazilian investor Pátria Investimentos acquire eight solar power generation projects in the north-esastern state of Bahia.
“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?
Brazilian firm Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra - Advogados is preparing for tax reforms under President Jair Bolsonaro with a triple promotion.
Two partners have left Motta Fernandes Advogados and teamed up with former partners from the now-defunct Lobo & Ibeas to launch a new five-partner firm, while Xavier, Duque-Estrada, Emery, Denardi Advogados has rebranded following the hire of Gustavo Brigagão and Delvio Denardi’s departure to Motta Fernandes.
Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has hired a senior associate as partner to lead its environmental practice.