Market: Brazil

Brazilian boutique Prado Vidigal adds third partner

Brazilian data privacy firm Prado Vidigal has appointed its first partner since it launched two years ago, promoting an associate to its senior rank.

20 December 2022

US court dismisses last challenge to LATAM Chapter 11 plan

Dismissing the last remaining dispute over LATAM Airlines’ Chapter 11 plan, the US’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals has addressed for the first time whether a debtor has to pay post-petition interest (PPI) to unsecured creditors to be able to treat them as unimpaired.

20 December 2022

Broadband provider boosts São Paulo coverage with acquisition

Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian internet company Iveloz sell its business to local counterpart TecPar, giving the buyer increased coverage across the state of São Paulo.

20 December 2022

Embraer GC: compliance procedures are protecting the business

The top lawyer at Brazilian plane maker Embraer described how its compliance controls protected the company after planned sales to a troubled airline fell through.

19 December 2022

Brazil boosts focus on corruption beyond its borders

Brazil's Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) is expanding its focus on bribery that occurs outside of the country but involves local companies or public officials.

19 December 2022

Veirano makes three new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has strengthened its labour and M&A departments in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro by promoting three associates to its partnership.

19 December 2022

Tips for a successful D&I programme: Q&A with Adilson Moreira

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin Lawyer speaks to renowned academic Adilson Moreira about why law firms need to move beyond a rhetoric of inclusion with an eye on public relations, and focus on fostering the right culture to support diversity for the long term.

19 December 2022

Constellation finalises second restructuring

Global oil group Constellation has completed the last step of its global reorganisation after its Caribbean subsidiary secured US recognition of a British Virgin Islands provisional liquidation for the second time in two years.

19 December 2022

Lefosse plugs in electric car charging merger

Lefosse has helped Brazilian electric car charging business Ecovagas merge with local start-up Zletric, forming one of Brazil’s largest electromobility ventures.

19 December 2022

Brazil’s AI commission presents regulation proposal to Senate

A commission tasked with drafting Brazil’s artificial intelligence (AI) regulations has concluded its proposal, which outlines a risk-based approach, the creation of an authority with enforcement powers and a range of rights for individuals affected by AI systems.

16 December 2022

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