Holland & Knight LLP has scored a major coup, recruiting the head of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman’s Latin America practice, Peter Baumgaertner, and two senior counsel.
Norton Rose Fulbright (Mexico) has recruited two senior in-house lawyers from state-owned oil company Pemex to capture more midstream and downstream work.
“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?
Panellists agreed at the Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Regional Project Finance summit in Washington, DC, yesterday that alternative finance and more midstream investment is necessary to diversify their countries' energy sources, but incoming governments in the region’s two largest economies may create two very different futures for the sector.
Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly
The Arkin Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250