Market: Brazil

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

Investing in Commercial Real Estate in Brazil: A High-level Analysis of Real Estate Impact Investing Trends

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Brazil, real estate is a crucial barometer for the economy, accounting for 10.6% of GDP in 2020. Its size means it is also one of the first industries to feel the effects of any economic crisis and one of the last to recover, making it a fascinating post-2020 environmental case study.

16 December 2022

Machado Meyer poaches two partners from Mattos Filho

Machado Meyer Advogados has reinforced its insurance practice by recruiting two partners from fellow Elite firm Mattos Filho.

15 December 2022

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