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Goulart Penteado appoints labour head with hire

A Demarest Advogados lawyer has moved to Goulart Penteado Advogados, strengthening the Brazilian disputes firm's labour department as partner and practice head.

22 September 2022

New York court blocks PJT restructuring fee in LATAM Chapter 11

Despite claiming the duration and complexities of its Chapter 11 case were unforeseen, South American airline LATAM has failed to convince a New York court to let it pay its investment banker PJT Partners an additional US$12 million restructuring fee if its plan becomes effective.

22 September 2022

Demarest helps EcoRodovias win motorway bid

In the latest of a string of public auction deals it has recently worked on, Demarest has helped local transport company EcoRodovias win a 1.24 billion reais (US$239 million) bid for a motorway in the state of São Paulo.

20 September 2022

Demarest steers consortiums to success in infrastructure bids

Demarest Advogados has helped two different consortiums place winning bids for public infrastructure assets in the Brazilian cities of Campinas and Salvador.

16 September 2022

Biotech acquisition calls on Demarest and KLA

Demarest Advogados has advised Brazilian private equity group Aqua Capital in its acquisition of a minority stake in bio-input producer SoluBio.

12 September 2022

Demarest and Lefosse land airport privatisations

Demarest Advogados and Lefosse have helped two different bidders win concessions to operate Brazilian airports.

01 September 2022

3R acquires gas fields from Petrobras

Demarest Advogados has helped Brazil’s 3R Petroleum acquire an offshore gas cluster from Petrobras for US$55 million.

24 August 2022

Brazilian pulp arbitration award survives hacking allegations

A Brazilian court has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award in an acrimonious dispute over the multibillion-dollar sale of a pulp producer, dismissing allegations the procedure was tainted by a cyberattack and a conflict of interests and awarding US$114 million in legal fees to the winning side.

08 August 2022

ArcelorMittal spends US$2.2 billion on Brazilian steel assets

The world’s largest steel group ArcelorMittal has hired Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Brazilian firms Tauil & Chequer Advogados and Lefosse to buy local counterpart Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion.

02 August 2022

Norwegian companies join forces for solar project in Brazil

Several firms have helped three Norwegian energy companies sign an agreement to develop a solar project in Brazil and ink a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a local aluminium producer.

26 July 2022

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