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10/14/16 Petrobras Lowers Fuel Prices to Stunt Import Competition

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras cut the price of gasoline and diesel as part of a new policy designed to protect market share while avoiding costly subsidies that drained its profits in recent years. Petroleo...

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10/13/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on Term Loan for Easterly Government Properties, Inc.

Shearman & Sterling LLP represented PNC Bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $100 million senior unsecured term loan for Easterly Government Properties (NYSE:DEA). The company intends to use the net proceeds...

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10/13/16 Raupp Advocacia Empresarial: Para apresentar SC a investidores dos EUA

A diversidade e o potencial da economia de Santa Catarina precisam ser apresentados para investidores dos Estados Unidos. Essa é a convicção do advogado catarinense Klaus Raupp, membro da Câmara de Comércio Brasil-Estados Unidos...

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10/11/16 VEIRANO ADVOGADOS’ REVIEW OF ECONOMIC, LEGAL, AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

Public finance and policy: On 30 September, Central Bank data revealed that Brazil had a larger-than-expected primary budget deficit – defined as the difference between current government spending on goods and services and total...

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10/06/16 White & Case: Electric energy storage: preparing for the revolution

Electric energy storage is on the cusp of a commercial breakthrough. Are markets and regulators ready? Until now, there have been only a few, comparatively costly ways to temporarily store large quantities of electric energy—...

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10/05/16 Allen & Overy launches Global M&A trends in Q3 2016

In most regions and sectors the values of deals continued to shrink in the third quarter, although deal volumes have fared better. While some investors are ploughing on with significant transactions, others appear to be holding...

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10/05/16 TOZZINIFREIRE RECEIVED THE AMERICAN LAWYER GLOBAL LEGAL AWARDS 2016 IN NEW YORK

TozziniFreire Advogados is a winner at The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards 2016 in the “Global Finance Deal of the Year: Aviation Finance” category, for participation in Latin America’s first aircraft-backed enhanced...

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10/04/16 Baker & McKenzie: Highest Ranking in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers List

Leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie has received its highest ranking this year in the prestigious The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list. The Firm ranks at number 57, six places higher than its placement in 2015, and...

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10/04/16 Banco Itau: A Good Long-Term Play For Brazilian Market

Stock has run up a lot but still good long-term play. Itau has just announced new moves to concentrate more on safer forms of credit loans. Safe way to play what many see as an incipient recovery in Brazil and wider South...

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10/03/16 Duane Morris and Selvam LLP Shanghai Office Adds Director Justin J.X. Cai

Justin J.X. Cai has joined Duane Morris & Selvam's Corporate, Banking and Finance Practice Groups as a director in the firm’s Shanghai office. Cai further strengthens the firm’s corporate capabilities in Asia. He joins Duane...

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10/03/16 Jones Day: PLI's Securities Filings 2016: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

This popular program will analyze in detail the principal forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis...

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09/30/16 Citi Leaders Named to American Banker's 2016 “Most Powerful Women in Banking” List

American Banker magazine announced its 2016 "Most Powerful Women in Banking" lists. Once again, Citi made a strong showing. All of these talented leaders are not just vital to our businesses - they are also among the most...

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09/30/16 Pinheiro Neto Advogados: A Importância do Mercado de Capitais para o Novo Programa de Parceria de Investimentos (PPI)

O governo federal anunciou nos últimos dias um novo pacote de concessões e privatizações previstos para 2017 e 2018, no âmbito do chamado Programa de Parceria de Investimentos (PPI). Além de mencionar os setores considerados como...

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09/28/16 Demarest Advogados: great result at Chambers Latin America

As a consequence of the excellent work developed by the areas and by the professionals of Demarest Advogados, for over a year, the office had a great result at Chambers Latin America. Disclosed on September 19th, by Chambers...

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09/27/16 Hunton & Williams LLP Named Among US’s 100 Best Workplaces for Women

Hunton & Williams LLP has been named one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine. Based on anonymous feedback from women in Great Place to Work-...

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09/27/16 Hogan Lovells Launches Financial Investigations Roadmap to Help Corporates Anticipate and Navigate Complex Investigations

With many businesses facing global investigations on a scale – and with financial consequences – never seen before, Hogan Lovells has launched its Financial Investigations Roadmap. The interactive online tool guides users through...

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09/27/16 Cleary Gottlieb Elects Michael Gerstenzang Managing Partner

Cleary Gottlieb announced that Michael Gerstenzang has been elected Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2017. Michael will succeed Managing Partner Mark Leddy. Michael is a leader in organizing and advising private investment...

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09/26/16 BRADESCO: 5 cursos gratuitos destinados ao Empreendedor Individual

Muita gente sonha em montar um negócio próprio, mas não sabe por onde começar ou não tem recursos suficientes para fazer cursos e especializações sobre empreendedorismo. Algumas entidades, como o Sebrae, oferecem cursos gratuitos...

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09/23/16 BTG Pactual cria banco digital de olho em mercado de R$ 600 bilhões

O BTG Pactual lançou uma plataforma digital para oferecer a clientes de alta renda produtos de investimento em renda fixa e fundos. A abertura de conta é 100% online e feita a partir do preenchimento de um cadastro e envio de...

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09/23/16 American Airlines to Fly 500th Honor Flight

American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL), in conjunction with the Honor Flight Network, will bring 180 World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans from Asheville, N.C. to Washington D.C. to spend the day with their memorials on Saturday...

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