Work Area: Telecoms

Uber rival 99’s legal head moves to private practice

The former head of legal at ride-sharing app 99 has left the company to head the technology business practice as partner of Brazilian firm Machado Meyer. He speaks to LACCA about the versatility Brazilian in-house counsel need in today’s technologically disruptive world.

18 February 2019

Pellerano & Herrera increases partner count by 60%

The Dominican Republic’s Pellerano & Herrera has promoted three associates to partner, strengthening key practice areas and establishing a rare partnership where more than half the top rank are women.

12 February 2019

Oi completes Latin America’s largest restructuring

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi has finally completed the largest private sector restructuring in Latin American history, after years of legal battles in several jurisdictions.

06 February 2019

Marvellous as ever?

“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?

25 January 2019

Mexico’s González Calvillo promotes three to counsel

González Calvillo, SC has kicked off the new year by promoting three associates to counsel.

25 January 2019

Two entrepreneurs obtain licence for CNN Brasil

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped US media conglomerate Turner license the branding and content of news channel CNN to a newly created Brazilian media group and its 24-hours news channel.

18 January 2019

Turner nets US$1.2 billion Chilean football TV deal

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped US broadcaster Turner acquire Chile’s largest sport broadcaster, securing the transmission rights to the Chilean football league for the next 15 years.

11 January 2019

CMS Colombia hires TMT partner as demand for practice rises

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero in Colombia has increased its partnership by hiring a technology, media and communications lawyer.

09 January 2019

Pinheiro Neto reaches 100 partners and re-elects Bertoldi for last term

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has promoted seven lawyers to partner in multiple practice areas, as its newly re-elected managing partner reports an unexpectedly strong year for revenue growth.

08 January 2019

LatAm-focused broadcaster expands footprint

Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles and San Francisco and Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Spanish-language TV broadcaster Hemisphere acquire 75% equity interest in US counterpart Snap TV.

02 January 2019

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