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LatAm governments must deliver on anti-corruption promises

Major recent political transitions in Latin America have unequivocally impacted how anti-corruption law is enforced in the region, meaning that the need for independent judiciaries and cooperation between local and foreign anti-corruption authorities has never been greater, said panellists at Global Investigations Review and Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference in Mexico City yesterday.

02 June 2023

BNP Paribas buys stake in Magazine Luiza’s insurance division

Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped the insurance division of BNP Paribas buy out Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza from the companies’ insurance joint venture, a deal worth 1 billion reais (US$201 million).

01 June 2023

Brazilian waste management group makes follow-on offering

Two Allen & Overy LLP offices and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian waste management company Orizon raise 369 million reais (US$73 million) in a follow-on offering.

23 May 2023

Brazilian firms steer carbon credits project financing

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian property investor Samuama structure a new financing vehicle that will invest in local forest assets and issue carbon credits.

17 May 2023

Brazilian PE fund invests in Coritiba football club

Brazilian private equity fund Treecorp has hired Machado Meyer Advogados and Bichara e Motta Advogados to invest 1.3 billion reais (US$263 million) in local football club Coritiba, in return for a majority stake.

16 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: Invest in technology to stay ahead

With growing pressure on legal fees and global financial uncertainty, Elite law firm leaders say it's more important than ever to embrace technology and innovation to better serve clients and make more informed managerial decisions.

15 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 11 May, which was attended by over 270 guests.

12 May 2023

ArcelorMittal gets CADE approval for renewables JV

Mellos Torres has helped Brazilian renewables group Casa dos Ventos get antitrust approval for its 4.2 billion reais (US$858 million) joint venture with the local subsidiary of Luxembourg steelmaker ArcelorMittal to develop a wind energy project in the northeastern state of Bahia.

09 May 2023

Omega inks renewable energy deal with four Brazilian companies

Souto Correa Advogados has helped Omega Energia ink an agreement to provide four Brazilian companies – M Dias Branco, Eurofarma, ODATA and Ferroport – with green energy developed at its wind farm facilities.

04 May 2023

Seacrest snaps up Petrobras assets amid divestment dispute

Bermuda-based investor Seacrest has enlisted Mattos Filho in Rio de Janeiro and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo withdraw a line of credit to acquire US$427 million worth of oil assets from Petrobras, amid an ongoing dispute surrounding the state-owned energy group’s divestment programme.

04 May 2023

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