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Latin Lawyer announces Elite 2021

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we reveal this year’s Elite.

12 May 2021

Brazilian firms in Novelis’ green bond issuance

Torys LLP in Toronto and New York and Brazilian law firm Levy Salomão Advogados have helped US aluminium company Novelis raise 500 million euros (US$586 million) in a green bond issuance.

27 April 2021

Magazine Luiza leverages super app status, buys three start-ups

Brazilian firms TozziniFreire Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza acquire two local food delivery start-ups and an e-commerce technology platform in a series of acquisitions.

26 April 2021

Brazil’s consumer and data protection authorities ink cooperation agreement

A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.

06 April 2021

TozziniFreire and Machado Meyer steer maritime investment

Brazilian firm TozziniFreire Advogados has helped the holding company of local maritime business Itapoá Terminais Portuários structure an investment fund and raise 410 million reais (US$74 million) in its initial offering, the proceeds of which it will use to expand its stake in its port operations.

25 March 2021

Two firms steer Magazine Luiza's purchase of grocery e-retailer

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza acquire food and beverage-focused e-commerce company VipCommerce.

17 March 2021

TozziniFreire hires M&A partner

TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice by adding a lawyer from Pinheiro Neto Advogados to its senior rank.

15 March 2021

Brazil imposes interim measures on food delivery app

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has imposed interim measures on a leading domestic food delivery application to stop it including exclusivity clauses in its contracts with partner restaurants, marking the first time the agency has issued such an order against a digital platform.

15 March 2021

Criminal proceedings cast shadow over Vale after landmark settlement

Brazilian mining company Vale’s recent US$7 billion resolution resolved one out of many legal battles originating from the company’s 2019 deadly mine collapse.

25 February 2021

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

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