Project finance & infrastructure

Brazil’s Rolim de Mello shakes up the market with prominent laterals

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.

Bracewell and BCLP hire LatAm partners

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.

Back on track?

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 PPP scheme is overly ambitious, say panellists

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.






Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía


Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista



The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition


Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells


Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Firms that practice in this area

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250



Latin Lawyer 12th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony


Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 2nd Annual Arbitration Summit