Market: Brazil

Making the magic happen

Diversity without sufficient focus on inclusion is undermining efforts to reverse a legacy of discrimination in hiring policies, according to panellists at LACCA's annual São Paulo meeting.

12 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

Brookfield buys real estate assets in São Paulo

Canadian asset manager Brookfield has hired Veirano Advogados to buy properties in São Paulo from Brazilian real estate company REC Sucupira for 394 million reais (US$75 million).

12 July 2022

ESG in a tropical climate

GCs in Brazil say local companies are adopting and adapting global best practice to fill gaps in ESG regulations at home.

11 July 2022

Guardians of competitiveness

Delegates at LACCA Live São Paulo said GCs must now be even more proactive in anticipating market trends and potential risks to ensure their companies remain competitive during volatile periods.

11 July 2022

Digital citizens

Brazilian companies should ensure the spirit as well as the letter of the LGPD underpin any internal processes for handling personal data, said panellists.

11 July 2022

Think globally, act locally

Cutting edge technology is rarely associated with in-house legal departments, but a growing contingent of GCs across Latin America are recognising the importance of legal technology to boost efficiency, enhance creativity and even generate new business opportunities.

11 July 2022

Pinheiro Neto makes rare counsel hire

Brazilian Elite firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has hired a former CADE prosecutor as counsel in its antitrust team.

11 July 2022

Lobo de Rizzo adds two disputes partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has appointed two dispute resolution partners by hiring from CMT – Carvalho, Machado e Timm Advogados and ASBZ Advogados.

11 July 2022

TozziniFreire and Azevedo Sette in design start-up buy

Chicago-headquartered software company Thoughtworks has enlisted Brazilian firm TozziniFreire Advogados to acquire local design company Handmade Assessoria Digital.

11 July 2022

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