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01/02/18 Delta Air Lines: 2017 Rewind - Delta people power strong performance

2017 was a memorable year for Delta Air Lines, which set records for operational performance, logged solid financials and made significant improvements in the customer experience. The video includes many highlights. Here are a...

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12/21/17 BNY Mellon joins IDB Invest's Trade Finance Facilitation Program

In a signing ceremony on November 10th, 2017, BNY Mellon became a partner bank in IDB Invest's Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP). The agreement covers a range of trade finance instruments, including loans and letters of...

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12/20/17 LCA Weekly Macro View: Brazil: Fiscal adjustments will weigh on aggregate demand for some years

Negotiations on pension reform have stalled, since the government hasn’t guaranteed sufficient support to approve the matter in Congress this year. A new round of negotiations will be opened after the holiday season and the...

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12/19/17 Feijó Lopes Advogados named in 2017 one of the Brazilian’s premier law firms

Awards & Rankings: December 2017: We are pleased to share with our Clients, Partners and Friends that Feijó Lopes Advogados was recently ranked by: (i) the international publication Leaders League 2018, as one of the...

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12/19/17 White & Case: How private equity is powering financial services M&A

In 2015, for the first time ever, private equity buyouts accounted for almost a fifth of all European financial services M&A by deal value. It was a landmark year for financial sponsors, who had previously found it difficult...

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12/11/17 Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Recognizes Kobre & Kim With Top Rankings for Work Related to China

Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Kobre & Kim and three of the firm’s lawyers for their strong reputation in China for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency....

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12/08/17 Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados: A recente onda de reestruturações no Brasil

A Lei de Falências e Recuperação de Empresas tem desempenhado um papel importante ao ajudar o país diante dos choques econômicos causados por escândalos de corrupção e crises financeiras em grandes conglomerados. Fábio Rosas, em...

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12/05/17 LCA Weekly Macro View: Brazil: recovery still insufficient to narrow the significantly negative output gap

Recent developments in the US - such as the positive revisions to the 3rd quarter GDP, the robust readings on capital goods orders and ISM surveys, the approval of the tax overhaul by the Senate - have given some support to the...

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12/05/17 Pride Global Announced as Newest CCWP Partner SIA and Pride Global Enter Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) Part

Pride Global, a human capital solutions and advisory firm, and Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions have announced a new partnership in connection with SIA’s Certified...

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11/29/17 KPMG: The Pulse of Fintech – Q3 2017

Given the significant interest in fintech globally, and its ongoing evolution in terms of market drivers, technologies and potential use-cases, KPMG is bringing you pulse of fintech investment globally. Each quarter, we’ll...

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11/28/17 Veirano Advogados: Guia Prático da Reforma Trabalhista

As mudanças na Legislação Trabalhista entram em vigor no dia 11 de novembro. Use esse material para se preparar para as mudanças que estão por vir, sem correr o risco de levar multas ou futuros processos trabalhistas. Nesse...

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11/27/17 LCA Weekly Macro View: Renewed hopes of a pension reform can lead to a somewhat more benign scenario in Brazil in 2018

Recent developments in the US economy - such as positive activity indicators (especially industrial production) and the House approval of the tax reform - have reinforced the prospect of further rate hikes by the FED in the short...

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11/27/17 For the fourth time, Mattos Filho is elected Brazil Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners

In the year that we celebrate our 25th anniversary, we announce another important achievement for our firm: for the fourth time, Mattos Filho was elected Brazil Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners, one of the most...

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11/17/17 Shearman & Sterling Advises on CMA CGM’s €250 Million High Yield Bond Issuance

Shearman & Sterling represented BNP Paribas and HSBC as initial purchasers on CMA CGM’s €250 million issuance of 5.250% senior notes due 2025. The notes are being issued as additional notes under CMA CGM’s existing indenture...

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11/15/17 Brazil’s Natura sees revenue grow after Body Shop deal

Brazilian cosmetics giant Natura on Tuesday saw its net revenue grow thanks to a contribution from Britain’s The Body Shop, which it acquired earlier this year. The group’s net revenue spiked 24.3 per cent versus the same quarter...

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11/15/17 LCA Weekly Macro View: Brazil Central Bank is expected to interrupt the monetary easing cycle by year-end, as rising global bond yields start to weigh on the Brazilian currency

The Brazilian currency (BRL) has been under some pressure in recent days. The US Dollar (USD), which had been fluctuating at around BRL 3.10 until the beginning of this 4th quarter, has remained closer to BRL 3.30 in recent weeks...

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11/14/17 Sustainable Growth at Citi

As part of our continued support of the Paris Agreement and our own efforts to protect the environment, we’re making notable progress on our commitment to finance $100 billion in clean energy, infrastructure and technology...

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11/13/17 Bradesco busca startups para programa de mentoria

O Bradesco abriu as inscrições para a quarta edição de seu programa de inovação aberta para empreendedores, conhecido como inovaBra. Ao todo, 1.600 startups já se inscreveram na iniciativa da instituição financeira. Seis milhões...

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11/09/17 Global Investigations Review Ranks Hunton & Williams White Collar Practice

Hunton & Williams LLP’s White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations team has been ranked in the 2017 Global Investigations Review Top 100 Firms, an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations...

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11/08/17 Holland & Knight Partner Stuart Saft Honored by New York’s Center for an Urban Future

Holland & Knight Partner Stuart Saft was recognized by the Center for an Urban Future for his accomplishments as one of New York’s preeminent attorneys and civic leaders at the group’s annual gala on November 2. Mr. Saft is...

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