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Ex-Veirano, Dias Carneiro and Ulhôa Canto partners launch new firm

Four partners from well-known Brazilian law firms Veirano Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados have left to launch a corporate and venture capital outfit in São Paulo.

07 April 2021

Rappi ties up with Itaú in Chile for latest fintech venture

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Colombian delivery start-up Rappi partner with the Chilean arm of Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco for a digital finance venture, following fintech tie-ups between Rappi and local banks in Colombia and Mexico.

07 April 2021

Billion-dollar arbitration award against Venezuela reinstated

France’s Court of Cassation has reinstated a Canadian gold mining company’s US$1.6 billion investment treaty award against Venezuela, two years after key findings on quantum were set aside.

07 April 2021

Ferrere steers US$50 million Paraguayan fund

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped Puente Administradora de Fondos de Inversión (Puente AFPISA) structure Paraguay’s first closed financial investment fund, worth US$50 million.

07 April 2021

Tauil & Chequer adds disputes partner

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its disputes practice by hiring a partner from Huck Otranto Camargo.

06 April 2021

Bolivia’s PPO absorbs IP boutique

PPO Abogados has absorbed intellectual property boutique ORPAN, adding that firm’s managing partner – Pilar Soruco – to its partnership, in the firm’s first lateral hire at partner level since it launched last July.

06 April 2021

Brazil’s consumer and data protection authorities ink cooperation agreement

A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.

06 April 2021

Lefosse helps AES Tietê trade as AES Brasil

Lefosse Advogados has advised B3-listed energy company AES Tietê on its absorption by AES Brasil Energia.

06 April 2021

Credicorp strikes Chilean real estate investment deal

Carey has helped the Chilean fund managing arm of Peru’s Credicorp set up a public real estate fund that will finance the development of eight housing projects.

06 April 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Carey in US$1.3 billion power transmission deal

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean power company Colbún divest its transmission infrastructure subsidiary to electricity and solar power company Alfa Desarollo for US$1.3 billion.

01 April 2021

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