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TozziniFreire makes tenth partner hire of 2021

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has poached a capital markets lawyer from KLA Advogados, marking the firm's tenth partner hire since the start of the year.

27 October 2021

Lava Jato showed us how to be an island of integrity in a sea of corruption, say panellists

Brazil’s infamous Lava Jato investigation may have come to an abrupt halt last year, but panellists at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference say its legacy lives on in the valuable lessons that are still being learnt in the aftermath of the scandal.

22 October 2021

TozziniFreire poaches Cescon Barrieu partner

TozziniFreire Advogados continues its expansion, this time by hiring an infrastructure and energy partner from fellow Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

21 October 2021

Join Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference tomorrow

Brazil’s Prosecutor General – Antônio Augusto Brandão de Aras – will keynote the Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference, which takes place on 20 October. Read on for further details and how to sign up.

15 October 2021

Brazilian giftback platform gets equity investment

Brazilian giftback platform CRM&BONUS has relied on local firm Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to raise 280 million reais (US$51 million) in a financing round.

15 October 2021

Don’t miss Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021

The Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference will take place on 20 October. Read on for more details about the lawyers that will be speaking at the event and how to sign up.

13 October 2021

What comes next?: Compliance after Lava Jato

Brazil’s historic Lava Jato investigation forever changed the country’s compliance landscape, irreversibly altering the way in which business is conducted. While the probe may have come to an end however, compliance remains a key priority for Brazil’s GCs as new challenges and risks for companies mean legal teams must stay laser focused on maintaining robust and up-to-date anti-corruption and due diligence programmes.

04 October 2021

Thailand’s Indorama enters Brazilian fertiliser market

Thai chemical manufacturer Indorama has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire Brazilian fertiliser producer Adufértil.

27 September 2021

TozziniFreire helps Canada’s OTPP buy assets from Eletronorte

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has helped the local holding company of Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) acquire transmission line assets from Brazilian state-owned power group Eletronorte for 700 million reais (US$132 million).

21 September 2021

TozziniFreire continues hiring spree

TozziniFreire Advogados has hired a partner from Brazilian firm TSA Advogados to bolster its pension practice, marking the Latin Lawyer Elite firm’s eighth partner hire since the start of the year.

13 September 2021

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