Topic: Strategy and management

Ex-INDECOPI head moves to Garrigues in Peru

Garrigues (Peru) has hired the former president of the local competition and IP authority – Ivo Gagliuffi – to head its newly launched competition, economic regulation and IP practice, in anticipation of the country’s new merger control regime.

08 December 2020

Gómez-Pinzón announces Andrés Hoyos has passed away

Colombian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Gómez-Pinzón reported yesterday that Andrés Hoyos, one of its most prominent dealmakers and a very well-known figure in the Colombian M&A market, has died.

04 December 2020

Ulhôa Canto’s private client team leaves to launch boutique

Respected private client partner Humberto Sanches has left Brazil’s Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados after nearly 25 years at the firm to launch a boutique, taking the entire practice with him.

03 December 2020

White & Case promotes one to counsel in Mexico

White & Case SC has strengthened its capital markets offering in Mexico City by elevating an associate to counsel as part of the firm’s latest global promotion round.

03 December 2020

Cescon Barrieu opens office in Canada

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a former mining partner of McCarthy Tétrault LLP to launch an office in Toronto, a move that is thought to make it the first Brazilian firm to expand to Canada.

02 December 2020

Pinheiro Neto promotes five to partner

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has announced the promotion of five lawyers to the partnership in preparation for 2021, during which managing partner Alexandre Bertoldi believes Brazil’s economy will bounce back from a troubling year.

01 December 2020

Schmidt Valois energy partners leave for CTA in Brazil

The Brazilian firm affiliated with Spain’s ECIJA – CTA - Catão & Tocantins Advogados – has hired two partners from oil and gas specialist Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados, less than a month after another partner made the same move.

30 November 2020

Ex-labour head returns to Cescon Barrieu from Mattos Filho

Dario Abrahão Rabay has returned to Brazil’s Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to co-lead its labour practice, after four years as partner at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados.

27 November 2020

Winston & Strawn LatAm partner joins Biden administration

Winston & Strawn LLP's Latin America-focused arbitration partner Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón has been appointed as chief of staff to incoming US first lady Jill Biden.

20 November 2020

Costa Rica’s Batalla appoints new partner

Batalla has promoted a former legal counsel to Costa Rica’s Presidency to partner, less than two years after he joined the firm as senior counsel.

20 November 2020

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