Market: Brazil

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the second winner of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards: Ordélio Azevedo Sette, founding partner of Azevedo Sette Advogados in Brazil.

25 January 2023

Braskem expands 3D printing offering with US buy

Three offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP have helped Brazilian petrochemicals business Braskem acquire taulman3D, a US company that manufactures materials used in 3D printing.

25 January 2023

Spanish and Brazilian firms steer cross-border fruit acquisition

Garrigues in Murcia and Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados have helped Spain's The Natural Fruit Company (TNFC) acquire Valencia-headquartered Bollo International Fruits and its Brazilian operations.

25 January 2023

Tauil & Chequer returns for Simpar debenture issuance

Brazilian logistics group Simpar has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to issue 850 million reais (US$159 million) worth of debentures.

25 January 2023

Bichara hires Pinheiro Neto lawyer as mining partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Bichara Advogados has strengthened its mining department by hiring a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner.

24 January 2023

CADE is latest LatAm enforcer to probe Apple’s App Store policies

Brazil’s antitrust enforcer has opened an investigation into Apple’s App Store policies, two weeks after Mexico’s competition and telecommunications authorities reportedly launched parallel probes into the same allegedly unlawful restrictions.

24 January 2023

Norway’s Hydro Rein signs JV for Brazilian solar farm

Mattos Filho has helped Norwegian energy group Hydro Rein and Brazilian aluminium manufacturer Albras create a joint venture with Miami-based renewables company Atlas to build and operate a solar farm in the southern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

24 January 2023

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s International Lawyer of the Year Award: Julie Bédard from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

23 January 2023

Australia’s Macquarie blows into Brazil’s wind power market

Mattos Filho has helped Corio Generation, a subsidiary of Australian financial services group Macquarie, ink a partnership with Brazilian counterpart Servtec Energia to build local offshore wind farms.

23 January 2023

Minas Gerais railway privatisation calls on Tauil & Chequer

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped state-owned development bank BNDES structure the privatisation of Companhia Brasileira de Trens Urbanos (CBTU), a company that held the concession of the public railway transport in Minas Gerais.

20 January 2023

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