Transactional boutique Rolim de Mello - Sociedade de Advogados has rebranded as Souza, Mello e Torres following the arrival of former Cescon Barrieu name partner Luis Souza and Vale general counsel Clovis Torres, along with several other lawyers from Latin Lawyer 250-listed firms.
Two US firms – Bracewell and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner – have strengthened their Latin American reach with the hire of transactional partners with experience in the region.
Driven by the need to shore up its finances, Brazil’s government is offering an olive branch to companies looking to partner with the state to develop vast infrastructure projects, after years of failing to provide them with legal certainty for their investments. Carlos Ari Sundfeld and Yasser Gabriel of regulatory boutique Sundfeld Advogados consider what companies can expect from the updated public-private partnerships regime and whether it really represents a break from the past
Argentina’s sensational return to the capital markets last year promised to revolutionise the country’s project finance space, but the PPP projects kicking off the country’s infrastructure revamp may be too much, too soon, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 5th Annual Regional Project Finance Summit, held in Washington, DC last month.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250