Market: Brazil

Brazil’s Tupy expands iron foundry business

Teskid Iron do Brasil, a subsidiary of automotive manufacturer Stellantis, has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to sell its Brazilian and Portuguese iron foundry businesses for 67.5 million euros (US$80 million) to local metal components maker Tupy.

20 July 2021

Brazil’s MAMG and Mattos Filho to offer extended parental leave

MAMG Advogados has launched a parental leave scheme that entitles all its lawyers to six months of leave when they become parents, while Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has extended an existing parental leave scheme for secondary caregivers from 20 to 60 days.

19 July 2021

Brazilian finance start-up Will Bank gets capital increase

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian investors XP and Atmos Capital lead a 250 million reais (US$50 million) funding round in local finance start-up Will Bank.

19 July 2021

Two firms steer transportation tech merger in Brazil

Brazilian company Niche Supply Technologies (NSTech) has called on local firm Manassero Campello Advogados to merge with technology and logistics business Praxio, following which the new venture obtained a capital increase of 522 million reias (US$105 million) from shareholders.

19 July 2021

Brazil’s TOTVS carves out finance business for fintech tie-up with B3

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped Brazil’s B3 invest 600 million reais (US$118 million) in a subsidiary of local software company TOTVS, through which the two companies will launch a fintech venture.

16 July 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Has the pandemic really changed how lawyers think about technology?

Featured in Technology 2021

The legal industry has been slower to embrace digital transformation than most, but in the last 18 months has undergone a profound change. Has the covid-19 pandemic helped dispel lawyers’ cultural aversion to technology once and for all?

15 July 2021

The pain point: how to overcome technology shortfalls

Featured in Technology 2021

Data suggests most in-house counsel in Latin America have complaints about the inter-operability, budget, risk or efficiency of the technology tools they use. Why do these problems arise and how can company lawyers overcome them?

15 July 2021

Agribusiness IPO hits target in Brazil

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Chicago and Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown have helped local company Três Tentos Agroindustrial raise 1.3 billion reias (US$255 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

15 July 2021

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