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Diversity Survey: Onwards and upwards

There has been slow but steady improvement when it comes to the number of black and indigenous lawyers at the region’s leading firms, but much more can be done to boost change. Latin Lawyer speaks to practitioners in Brazil about why firms need to go beyond the stats and work together to break barriers and step outside of comfort zones.

07 December 2022

Brazilian fintech is an evolution, not a revolution

Brazil’s established financial institutions should not feel threatened by emerging fintechs, but regulation will be integral to maintaining competition in the market, according to Eduardo Alcalay, the CEO of Bank of America Brasil.

07 December 2022

Brazilian hospitals challenge CADE’s preliminary merger approval

Brazil’s competition authority is allowing nine hospitals to oppose an opinion by the agency’s investigative arm that provisionally blessed private hospital operator Rede D’Or’s proposed acquisition of health insurer SulAmérica.

06 December 2022

Brazil’s Bridge One buys stake in marketing group

Brazilian venture capital group Bridge One has hired BMA Advogados to buy a stake in local marketing consultancy BR Media.

06 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

Opportunities abound in Brazil's M&A market

Hopes remain high for next year’s M&A landscape in Brazil despite a change in administration and a global recession on the horizon, say panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers and Acquisitions.

02 December 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer M&A summit

There is just a week left to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 in São Paulo, an event that will feature a fireside chat with the CEO of the Brazilian branch of Bank of America, Eduardo Alcalay.

23 November 2022

Itaú invests US$58 million in Brazilian asset manager

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Itaú invest 300 million reais (US$58 million) in Brazilian asset manager Falconi Capital.

08 November 2022

Who are LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2023?

LACCA members have cast their votes. We take a look at which private practice lawyers have been identified as leaders in their field by Latin America’s in-house community.

03 November 2022

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