A recent Latin Lawyer survey indicates a significant proportion of Latin American law firms – one in five – have opted not to reopen their offices after closing in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Those that have are operating at much-reduced capacity, with safety precautions in place.
Bradesco, one of Brazil’s biggest banks, has agreed to pay a €3.6 million (US$4.2 million) fine and committed to sharing customer data with a financial technology app to end an abuse of dominance investigation.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and New York, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and two Ferrere offices have helped waterway logistics company Hidrovias do Brasil raise 3.4 billion reais (US$615 million) in an IPO, the largest on the B3 stock exchange in 2020.
Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has boosted its tax practice by hiring a partner from boutique Schneider Pugliese Advogados in São Paulo.
The winners in all 10 categories of our 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards are revealed here.
TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian automotive solutions company Fras-Le buy car parts manufacturer Nakata Automotiva for 457 million reais (US$87 million).
Jones Day offices in Chicago and São Paulo and Brazilian firms BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and TozziniFreire Advogados have helped US real estate developer Greystar enter the Brazilian market by joining an existing joint venture between Brazilian counterpart Cyrela and Canada’s CPP Investments.
Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of its 14th annual Deal of the Year Awards on Tuesday 29 September.
In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, LACCA and Latin Lawyer have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.
In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.