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TozziniFreire continues hiring spree with two new M&A partners

Just weeks after announcing senior-level hires, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited two partners from local firm Landi, Rodrigues, Nakano e Giovannetti – LRNG, strengthening its corporate and M&A department.

16 June 2021

Samarco tables US$10 billion restructuring plan

One month after securing Chapter 15 recognition in New York, Brazilian miner Samarco Mineração has proposed a judicial reorganisation plan that could see unsecured creditors take an 85% haircut on their claims.

16 June 2021

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

Brazil's QuintoAndar eyes up Mexico after US$300 million injection

Brazilian law firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados has helped US venture capital group Ribbit lead a US$300 million funding round in Brazilian real estate start-up QuintoAndar.

16 June 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Souza Mello in Ser Educacional-FAEL acquisition

Brazilian higher education provider Ser Educacional has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados to acquire private learning institution Faculdade Educacional da Lapa (FAEL) for 280 million reais (US$53 million).

16 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sergio Bermudes

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

During his acclaimed career Sergio Bermudes has spearheaded important judicial precedents in Brazil, at the same time as instructing and shaping the next generation of litigation talent. He wins one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards.

15 June 2021

Pellerano & Herrera partner joins DMK in the Dominican Republic

Dominican law firm DMK Abogados has appointed two disputes partners by rehiring a former senior associate and adding a partner from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Pellerano & Herrera.

15 June 2021

Guyer & Regules guides Grupo Vial Oriental to PPP project in Uruguay

Uruguayan law firm Guyer & Regules has helped local construction company Grupo Vial Oriental sign a public-private partnership (PPP) motorway project with the Uruguayan Ministry of Transportation and Public Works.

15 June 2021

Mexico fines Praxair for breaching competition commitments

Mexico’s antitrust authority has fined a subsidiary of local industrial gas provider Praxair US$12 million for repeatedly failing to comply with commitments to restore competition in the markets for the bulk distribution of oxygen, nitrogen and liquid argon.

15 June 2021

Pinheiro Neto helps Cielo ink FIDC transactions worth over US$1 billion

Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has advised all parties in the structuring of two credit rights funds (FIDCs) by Brazil’s largest payment services provider Cielo, as well as in the funds’ first issuances worth a combined US$1 billion.

15 June 2021

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