Market: International

Deal of the Year: shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Featured in 18th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

01 March 2024

Hogan Lovells hires LatAm talent from Shearman

Just months before Shearman & Sterling LLP’s highly anticipated merger with Allen & Overy LLP, banking and capital markets counsel Jonathan Lewis has left the firm’s São Paulo office to join Hogan Lovells LLP as partner.

01 March 2024

Azul issues more notes to reduce debt pile

Brazilian airline Azul has called on three White & Case LLP offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to reopen a series of notes, raising US$149 million in a notes offering.

01 March 2024

Mexico’s Pérez Correa González signs agreement with Saudi firm

Mexico’s Pérez Correa González has entered into a cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabian firm Alsuwaiket & Albusaiyes, looking to target new business opportunities in the food, agribusiness, technology, automotive and tourism sectors through the alliance.

01 March 2024

LACCA Technology Survey: a look at the results

Featured in Technology 2024

LACCA’s latest technology survey finds that nearly half of Latin American legal departments use AI in their legal work and that investment in machine learning is set to rise in the coming year. With more funds going into AI however, in-house teams must also ensure to provide relevant training to help the large minority of in-house counsel who say they are not familiar with this type of technology.

29 February 2024

Operating on a higher level

Featured in Technology 2024

Legal operations teams often lead the decision-making on the latest technology tools for in-house counsel, but with such a vast array of tools on the market and an ever-sprawling web of risks, are legal operations equipped to single-handedly tackle those decisions? LACCA spoke to legal advisers in Latin America to find out.

29 February 2024

Deal of the Year: shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Featured in 18th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

29 February 2024

DLA Piper nabs former Allen & Overy São Paulo head

DLA Piper LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering and project finance group by hiring the former head of Allen & Overy LLP’s São Paulo office, months before the firm is due to complete its merger with Shearman & Sterling LLP.

29 February 2024

Seatrium nears US$134 million corruption resolution in Brazil

Singaporean oil and gas rig builder Seatrium has reached in-principle settlements with three Brazilian enforcement agencies over historical anti-corruption “irregularities” at its predecessor company, Sembcorp Marine.

29 February 2024

Mexican firms advise on cross-border aerospace buy

US aerospace and defence group kSaria has enlisted Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC in Mexico City for the Mexican leg of its acquisition of Arizona-based counterpart Charles E. Gillman Company.

29 February 2024

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