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03/23/16 Veirano recognized as Latin Lawyer Elite 2015

Veirano has just been recognized by the business law resource website Latin Laywer as one of the leading firms in Latin America. Ten countries were investigated. In Brazil only eight firms were selected, including Veirano. This...

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03/01/16 MARKET FORCES AND THEIR IMPACTS ON THE REAL ESTATE MARKET by Monument International

-Cap Rates have been declining nearly 7.45% per year since 1984, from 12.02% to 3.63% in 2015, and we have been seeing lower as we negotiate M&A transactions for our customers. -Average PPSF prices have have been growing at a...

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02/17/16 Learn about the history of American retailer who breaths technology by Trendi

The world's most admired Best Buy is an electronics paradise. The brand holds approximately 21% of the global market, a 19% market share in the United States and is among the ten largest e-commerce companies in the industry.

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02/10/16 BNY Mellon named Caring Company for the third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, BNY Mellon has been named as a Caring Company for its commitment in caring for its employees, community and environment in Hong Kong. In 2015, BNY Mellon employees in Hong Kong worked with local...

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02/09/16 Tax-Savvy Planning for Foreign Business Owners Seeking Temporary U.S. Residence: Alternatives to the EB-5 Visa

The EB-5 Visa program has been widely promoted as a legal basis for foreign business owners to gain conditional residency followed by permanent residency in the United States. The program is a great solution to the proposition “I...

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02/05/16 ACRES and GuideStar Collaborate on Biomedical Research Site Sustainability

GuideStar Clinical Trials Management, a company providing support services and strategies for clinical research programs around the United States, and the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a multi-...

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02/02/16 Brazil's Itaú sees defaults rising further this year

Loan defaults at Itaú Unibanco Holding SA will continue to rise this year, though perhaps at a slower pace than in 2015, as a recession hampers consumers' and companies' ability to stay current on their debt, Chief Executive...

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01/28/16 Baker & McKenzie Retains Top World Trademark Review Ranking

Baker & McKenzie's Intellectual Property practice is once again the only law firm recognized in all four regions by the World Trademark Review in its 2016 rankings, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000). The...

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01/28/16 Hogan Lovells and IE Business School launch a pioneering survey on Spanish M&A standards

Over 40 leading companies and private equity houses explain how they go about doing M&A deals in Spain Hogan Lovells and Spanish IE Business School have launched a pioneering survey on "Spanish M&A standards". A joint...

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01/26/16 Food Industry in Brazil

The food sector is among the most dynamic in the Brazilian economy. The country is home to the largest players in the global meat market and leading exporter of sugar and soybeans. The growth of the sector is supported by the...

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01/21/16 Duane Morris Attorneys Honored as Keta Taylor Colby Award Recipients by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce that Jolie-Anne S. Ansley, a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, and Christopher B. Yeh, an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office, were named Keta Taylor Colby Award recipients...

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01/21/16 Arent Fox Managing Partner Cristina Carvalho and Partner Hunter Carter Rated Among Top Lawyers in Latin America

Arent Fox is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and Complex Litigation partner Hunter T. Carter have been named to the Latin America’s 2016 Top 100 Lawyers list by Latinvex. The annual rating honors...

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01/15/16 Fogo de Chão Opens First Location of the Year in Naperville, IL

Fogo de Chão (NASDAQ:FOGO) today announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Naperville, IL, marking the third Chicago location for the company and the first opening of the year. The new restaurant, located at 1824 Abriter...

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12/16/15 LEGAL REPRESENTATION OF FOREIGN COMPANIES IN BRAZIL

Foreign companies often face difficulties when they decide to bring their businesses to Brazil: (i) Either through the directly opening of a branch, representative office, agency or other means of representation of a foreign...

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12/07/15 JPMorgan hires four for Brazil private banking unit, sources say

JPMorgan Chase & Co hired four executives to increase coverage of private-banking activities in Brazil, where competition for existing and new clients is mounting as Latin America's largest economy plunges into recession, two...

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11/24/15 HNA Group and Azul Brazilian Airlines Form Long Term Strategic Partnership

HNA Group Company Limited (“HNA Group”) and Azul Brazilian Airlines (“Azul”) today announced a new strategic partnership. HNA Group will acquire a 23.7% stake in Azul, Brazil’s third largest airline, aiming to benefit from...

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11/12/15 Real Estate Investment in Brazil 2016 and Beyond: the Current Situation and Evolution of Market Expectations

With Brazil's recession, political disarray and justifiably anxious and muddled market outlook by foreign investors, it was an appropriate time to take a closer look at Brazil's real estate investment climate - as seen by both...

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11/10/15 Brazil Competitive Profile

O estudo analisa a competitividade dos estados brasileiros por setores de produtividade e microrregiões, revelando um país com muitas oportunidades de investimento e peculiaridades decorrentes de sua diversidade. A metodologia...

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10/27/15 Special Breakfast with Mr. Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President of Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games

Chamber members and guests attended this morning a breakfast meeting with Mr. Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President of Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games. He highlighted the recent developments of the preparation for...

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10/13/15 Hunton & Williams Listed in 2016 Chambers Latin America

MIAMI — October 13, 2015 —Hunton & Williams LLP and partner Fernando Alonso have been included in Chambers Latin America 2016 rankings and commentary in the categories Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A. The firm is...

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