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Who is in LACCA Approved 2023?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who Latin America’s leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes.

01 November 2022

French chemicals business Safic-Alcan enters South America

Gasparini, Nogueira de Lima e Barbosa Advogados has helped French chemicals group Safic-Alcan enter South America by purchasing two Brazilian counterparts in separate deals.

28 October 2022

Brazil hardens stance on cookie regulations

Brazil’s data regulator has brought the country closer to European cookie standards, but has appeared not to completely rule out the use of legitimate interest for non-essential cookies.

26 October 2022

Anti-corruption lawyers meet for investigations summit in São Paulo

Legal practitioners from across Latin America and the US have returned to São Paulo for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s 10th anti-corruption conference, which highlighted the progress made throughout the region in fighting white-collar crime and the importance of cross-border cooperation.

20 October 2022

TozziniFreire and DDSA in US$92 million Brazilian forestry purchase

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian alloys producer Rima Industrial acquire local forestry company Norflor for US$92 million.

20 October 2022

Still time to register for ACI Brazil summit next week

Gerald Moody, assistant chief at the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) unit of the US Department of Justice, Carolina Yumi de Souza, from the attorney general's office in São Paulo, and Renato Machado de Souza, director of the leniency agreements office of Brazil's Comptroller General (CGU), are among the latest confirmed speakers for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Brazil conference later this month.

14 October 2022

Gerdau and Randon join forces for truck rental JV

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau has enlisted TozziniFreire Advogados to help it enter into a partnership with local cargo transportation group Randon, with the two companies putting up 250 million reais (US$50 million) worth of investment for the new venture.

29 September 2022

Iguatemi takes control of Brazilian shopping centre

Brazilian mall operator Iguatemi has enlisted BMA Advogados to buy the remaining shares in a São Paulo-based shopping centre for 667 million reais (US$125 million).

28 September 2022

Colombian agribusiness joins forces with US SPAC

Three offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP have helped Colombian agribusiness Lavoro combine with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), a deal that will make the Latin American business a publicly listed entity in the US.

26 September 2022

Three firms in Brazil-Uruguay healthtech merger

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo and Posadas in Montevideo have helped Uruguayan digital healthcare start-up Axenya merge with Brazilian consultancy Health Connection.

15 September 2022

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