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Demarest in cross-border tile manufacturer acquisition

Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados has helped Spain's Roca sell its ceramic tile business to Mexico's Grupo Lamosa for US$260 million.

11 August 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Demarest disrupts market with new start-up initiative

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Demarest Advogados has launched a new initiative to offer tailored legal advice and flexible fees to Brazilian start-ups, supported by a local crowdfunding platform.

26 July 2021

Botelho Advogados hires Demarest lawyer as partner

A former Demarest Advogados lawyer has joined Brazilian law firm Botelho Advogados as partner, strengthening its disputes, data protection and IP practice areas.

23 July 2021

Brazil’s Hypera buys pharma portfolio from French counterpart

Brazilian pharmaceutical company Hypera Pharma has enlisted local firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to acquire 12 over-the-counter and prescription brands from French counterpart Sanofi for US$190 million.

22 July 2021

Poor political will plagues anti-corruption efforts in Latin America

A study by the Vance Center’s Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights has revealed that several anti-corruption agencies in Latin America lack sufficient independence from government powers to operate effectively, while the absence of political will to fight white-collar crime is dragging the region behind in its anti-corruption efforts.

22 July 2021

Banco Inter makes US$1.1 billion equity offering

Brazil’s Banco Inter has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and local law firm Machado Meyer Advogados to issue shares for 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion).

08 July 2021

Demarest appoints tax partner

Demarest Advogados has strengthened its tax practice by hiring a former judge of Brazil’s Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (CARF) as partner.

07 July 2021

Bolsonaro appoints new CADE head

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has tapped the general superintendent of the national antitrust watchdog, Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, to head the agency after the former chair’s four-year term ended last month.

05 July 2021

Brazil's Demarest in US$10 billion global insurance acquisition

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo has advised Canadian insurer Intact Financial Corporation and Danish counterpart Tryg in the Brazilian leg of their 7 billion pounds (US$10.2 billion) acquisition of UK insurance group RSA.

17 June 2021

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