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09/22/16 BTG Fund Hunting for Real-Estate Bargains as Brazil Market Sinks

Brazil’s largest publicly traded real-estate fund is hunting for bargains in what were once among the priciest markets in the world: top-end office buildings in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Adriano Mantesso, the chief executive...

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09/21/16 Petrobras Cuts Five-Year Investment Plan

Brazilian state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA outlined an ambitious target for debt reduction Tuesday it said won't impact oil production, raising familiar concerns at a company that has grown famous for misplaced...

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09/21/16 Duane Morris Partner Terrance J. Evans Named to MCCA Next Generation Advisory Board

Duane Morris partner Terrance J. Evans of the firm’s San Francisco office has been named to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) N-Gen (Next Generation) advisory board. N-Gen comprises 13 in-house and law firm...

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09/21/16 Shearman & Sterling Strengthens Capital Markets and Latin America Practices With Return of Alejandro A. Gordano

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has expanded its capital markets and Latin America practices with the return of Alejandro A. Gordano, who has rejoined the firm as counsel from Credit Suisse. Gordano currently practices in...

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09/20/16 American Airlines Names Alison Taylor Senior Vice President – Global Sales

American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) today announced the appointment of Alison Taylor to Senior Vice President – Global Sales. Taylor will be joining American later this month from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide where she most...

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09/20/16 Albridge, an Affiliate of BNY Mellon's Pershing, Announces the Winners of the 2016 Albridge Data Excellence Awards

Inaugural awards recognize outstanding contributions to driving meaningful improvements in data quality for advisors and the broker-dealer industry. Albridge, an affiliate of Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, today announced...

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09/19/16 BRIC Language: New Referral Program

We are proud to announce a brand new referral program that we are offering! Help become a BRIC brand ambassador and spread the word about how we teach languages. It’s easy to get started and you can reap the rewards – just...

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09/16/16 Norton Rose Fulbright tops four categories at ITR Americas Tax Awards

Norton Rose Fulbright took home four awards at International Tax Review's Americas Tax Awards 2016, which "celebrate the most innovative tax and transfer pricing advice of 2015/2016 and the in-house teams, firms and individuals...

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09/16/16 Deloitte to Offer Paid Leave for Elder Caregiving

The latest step in family-friendly benefits: paid leave for all caregiving, including eldercare. In recent years, a parade of blue chip employers, mainly in the technology, financial-services and professional-services industries...

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09/16/16 Braskem: A importância do ambiente de trabalho da empresa

Pesquisa de clima GPTW mostra que a preocupação da Braskem com as pessoas faz a diferença na motivação dos Integrantes Um bom ambiente de trabalho é mais do que diferencial na vida das pessoas. Cuidar do clima de uma empresa é um...

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09/15/16 BNY Mellon Appointed by Israel's Clal Insurance to Service Over $7 Billion of Assets

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed by Clal Insurance to provide global custody, cash management, foreign exchange and institutional accounting services for assets...

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09/14/16 Jones Day welcomes partners Ferdinand Brughmans and Matthieu Duplat and their team

The global law firm Jones Day has announced the arrivals of partners Ferdinand Brughmans (Projects & Infrastructure) and Matthieu Duplat (Capital Markets) to the Firm's Brussels Office, adding valuable experience and depth to...

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09/14/16 Veirano Advogados: Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos - Novo Plano de Concessões Públicas

O Governo Federal brasileiro realizou hoje a primeira reunião do Conselho do Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos (PPI), implementado pela Medida Provisória nº 727/2016 (aprovada no Congresso, aguardando sanção presidencial) e...

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09/14/16 Delta goes high tech to meet IT candidates on World Hiring Day

With the airline’s sights set on hiring the best in the industry, Delta, in partnership with digital interviewing company HireVue, is breaking down barriers in the traditional job seeking process by connecting with talented IT...

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09/13/16 HSBC retail head sees more bank partnerships with financial tech firms

HSBC's (HSBA.L) retail banking and wealth management head John Flint expects banks to partner more with financial technology (fintech) companies in the coming years to help meet changing demands from customers. Banks are...

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09/12/16 EXPERIENCED IRS ECONOMIST DONNA MCCOMBER REJOINS BAKER & MCKENZIE

Donna McComber, a highly regarded transfer pricing economist with the Internal Revenue Service, has rejoined Baker & McKenzie Consulting LLC as a Director of Economics. Based in Washington, DC, Ms. McComber spent the last 10...

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09/09/16 Tozzini Freire Advogados: Latin Lawyer destaca a atuação do sócio Octavio Fragata como advogado pro bono dos Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016

Refugee sprinter case highlight for Olympics pro bono lawyers As the dust settles on Rio’s Olympic Games, arbitration lawyers who provided pro bono advice to athletes and national sporting federations in cases heard by the Court...

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09/09/16 Capalino+Company’s Tom Gray and George Fontas To Host Workshop on Doing Business in NYC

Does your company have an innovative technology or are you looking to enter the New York market? Join us on Tuesday, September 20 where Capalino+Company’s Executive Vice President George Fontas and Senior Vice President Tom Gray...

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09/09/16 Mattos Filho é destaque na edição 2016 da pesquisa The Legal 500 Latin America

BANKING AND FINANCE: BANKING AND FINANCE - RANKED: TIER 2 Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados stands out for its expertise in project finance, with...

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09/08/16 Duane Morris Obtains Trademark for Its DNA Litigation Product

Duane Morris LLP this week received notice from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the firm has been granted trademark rights for its DNA logo in connection with the firm's proprietary Dispute Navigation Analytics...

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