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06/17/16 Baker & McKenzie wins five accolades at the 2016 Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards

Leading Global law firm Baker & McKenzie won five major accolades at the 2016 Euromoney European Women in Business Law Awards, which took place last night in London at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower. The awards, now in their...

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06/17/16 BNY Mellon Wexford office wins CSR Award

BNY Mellon’s Wexford office in Ireland has won the Wexford Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the annual Wexford Business Awards. Now in its 8th year, the awards recognize the entrepreneurialism, innovation, diversity and...

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06/15/16 New CEO of Petrobras Has Good News for Brazil’s Ethanol Makers

The new chief executive officer of Petroleo Brasileiro SA looks like he’s going to be making fans in the ethanol industry. Pedro Parente, who was sworn in as the head of Brazil’s state-owned oil producer this month, has made...

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06/13/16 Bradesco wins Brazil approval for $5.2 billion purchase of HSBC unit

Brazil's antitrust watchdog on Wednesday approved Banco Bradesco SA's purchase of HSBC Holdings Plc's (LSE:HSBA.L - News) local unit with some conditions, marking the latest departure of a foreign lender from one of the world's...

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06/10/16 VEIRANO ADVOGADOS’ REVIEW OF ECONOMIC, LEGAL, AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

Temer’s team: A rocky start for the interim government Since taking over from Dilma Rousseff on 12 May following her suspension, interim president Michel Temer has had a decidedly rocky first few weeks. He hit the ground running...

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06/10/16 Shearman & Sterling LLP: LaVigne and Calandra Co-Author Insider Trading Law Article

Partner Christopher LaVigne and associate Brian Calandra (both New York-Litigation) recently co-authored an article, titled “Insider Trading Laws and Enforcement,” published in Practical Compliance & Risk Management for the...

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06/10/16 Allen & Overy’s pro bono partner, Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC), joins other advice agencies to set up a ground breaking

Coram Children’s Legal Centre is one of the award winning advice agencies that will be coming together to help set up a scheme modelled on Kids In Need of Defence (KIND). Co-founded by Angelina Jolie-Pitt and the Microsoft...

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06/07/16 Chris Kelly Joins White & Case to Lead Corporate Practice in Asia

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the arrival in Hong Kong of new partner Chris Kelly, who will lead the corporate practice in Asia. "As we continue to broaden...

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06/06/16 Beti Rozen wins the prestigious Brazilian International Press Award for literature

Recently, in Fort Lauderdale, children’s book author and member of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Beti Rozen won the prestigious Brazilian International Press Award for literature. Media and cultural leaders of the...

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06/06/16 Synergic Partners and Telefónica present the Data Science Awards, the very first Big Data awards in Spain

Synergic Partners, the Telefónica Group company specialised in Big Data, Data Science and Data Engineering, and Telefónica presented today the Data Science Awards Spain 2016, the very first Spanish awards to recognise top private...

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06/01/16 Squire Patton Boggs Make Strong Showing in Chambers USA 2016

Squire Patton Boggs made a strong showing in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with 50 lawyers and 15 practice areas recognized. This includes four practice groups and 10 individuals who...

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05/24/16 Shutts & Bowen Growth Boosts Its Am Law Ranking

Record revenues of $147 million boosted Florida business law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP seven spots in The Am Law 200 ranking, rising to Number 168, with revenues of $147 million and more than 270 attorneys throughout Florida. “...

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05/20/16 Pedro Parente to Replace Aldemir Bendine as CEO of Petrobras

Brazil’s acting president, Michel Temer, appointed a new head of the country’s state oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA as part of a broad shuffle of top government jobs. Pedro Parente, formerly the top executive at the Brazilian...

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05/16/16 Brazil Needs to Move Fast in Implementing Reforms to Resume Growth

Over 200 hundred participants attended the V World Economy and Brazil today (5/16), event organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce in association with FGV Projetos. Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner of Gavea...

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05/13/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on AES Dominicana’s $370 Million Notes Units Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented AES Andres B.V., AES Andres DR, S.A., Dominican Power Partners and Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Itabo, S.A. (collectively “AES Dominicana”) in connection with the issuance of US$370...

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05/13/16 OCBC GROUP: BANK OF SINGAPORE ADDS TO PRODUCT SOLUTIONS BENCH STRENGTH WITH STRATEGIC HIRES

Bank of Singapore today announced that industry veteran, Mr. Johan Jooste has joined the Bank and will take on the role of Chief Investment Officer (CIO), pending regulatory approval. His appointment will be the latest of several...

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05/11/16 Norton Rose Fulbright expands global tax practice with Paris hire

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announces the appointment of Antoine Colonna d’Istria as a tax partner in its Paris office. Antoine joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris, where he has been a partner for...

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05/09/16 LATHAM HOSTS SECOND DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

In 2015, the firm launched its Diversity Leadership Academy, a multi-day, in-person professional development program for law students and Latham associates who are committed to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession....

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05/09/16 KPMG Assisting Organizations To Address Potential ‘Panama Papers’ Concerns

KPMG LLP, the U.S. Audit, Tax and Advisory Firm, is helping organizations identify and address potential risks related to the recent release of the so-called “Panama Papers,” a file of more than 11 million records relating to...

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05/06/16 JBIC: Equity Participation in Fund to Invest in Companies Operating in North America

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Governor, CEO: Hiroshi Watanabe) signed on April 28th an agreement for equity participation in the KKR Americas Fund XII (the Fund), a private equity fund (PE fund) managed by...

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