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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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11/08/17 LCA Weekly Macro View: Global and domestic markets resilience to uncertainties will be put to test only in 2018

The US Dollar has regained some ground in the last few weeks, as expectations for tax reform have brightened somewhat. The chances of a tax reform approval have indeed risen, but the Trump-GOP proposal still faces a lot of...

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11/07/17 Shearman & Sterling Advises Underwriters on Globalstar’s Equity Offering

Shearman & Sterling advised Morgan Stanley as representative of the underwriters in Globalstar’s public offering of 73,365,231 shares of voting common stock. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Chardan Capital Markets acted as...

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11/06/17 Hogan Lovells Ranked Third Globally for International Investigations and Enforcement

Hogan Lovells has been ranked third in the world for internal and government-led investigations by the prestigious GIR Awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. last night (Thursday). Lawyers and prosecutors from around the world...

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11/03/17 TozziniFreire has been recognized as one of the top investigations practices worldwide by GIR 100 2017, a guide to the world's leading firms for corporate investigations

GIR 100 2017 A guide to the world's leading firms for corporate investigations: The GIR 100 is an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. Based on extensive research, we have selected 100 firms...

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11/02/17 CHAFFETZ LINDSEY’S INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PRACTICE RANKED TOP-TIER IN CHAMBERS’ AND LEGAL 500’S LATIN AMERICA GUIDES

Chambers and Legal 500 have recently released their annual Latin America rankings tables, and Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration team continues to be recognized as a top-tier firms for its work across the region....

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11/01/17 LIU POST: A ICON- International Consulting Network, consórcio mundial de universidades, escolhe o Brasil para o próximo ciclo de consultoria estratégica

A ICON - International Consulting Network – consultoria global sem fins lucrativos, liderada por estudantes multidisciplinares (Graduação, MBA, PHD), realizará o seu próximo ciclo no Brasil. Serão selecionadas 11 empresas...

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11/01/17 Who's Who Legal Brazil awards 27 Veirano professionals with 36 recognitions

The 2017 edition of Who's Who Legal Brazil awarded 27 partners and associates with a total of 36 recognitions in 19 practice areas, highlighting Veirano Advogados among the three Brazilian firms with the highest number of...

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10/31/17 Economia brasileira se recupera, aponta estudo do BTG Pactual

Os últimos números divulgados apontam para a recuperação gradual, mas constante, do ritmo de crescimento da economia brasileira, ainda que um pouco mais lento do que o previsto anteriormente. Essa é a conclusão de relatório do...

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10/27/17 Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chao to open first Michigan location in November

Popular Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao is opening its first Michigan restaurant in Troy on Nov. 6. The two-level restaurant, located at 301 W. Big Beaver Road, will offer a variety of fire-roasted meats, including:...

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10/26/17 Brazil’s Petrobras Reports Oil and Gas Production Up 2.8%

In a Wednesday, October 18th statement from Brazil oil giant Petrobras, in September, oil production in Brazil averaged 2.17 million barrels per day, approximately 2.8 percent higher than in August. In addition, natural gas...

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10/25/17 Edifício sede do BTG Pactual abriga a primeira horta subterrânea da América Latina

O edifício Pátio Victor Malzoni, prédio da sede do BTG Pactual em São Paulo, abriga a primeira horta subterrânea em um prédio comercial na América Latina. No subsolo do prédio mais sustentável da região são cultivados alecrim,...

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10/24/17 Jones Day named Litigation Firm of the Year by The Human Trafficking Legal Center at first annual "On My Side” awards benefit

Jones Day was awarded the Litigation Firm of the Year Award from The Human Trafficking Legal Center (HT Legal, formerly HT Pro Bono). Jones Day partner Melissa Stear Gorsline and associate Melissa Lim accepted the award on behalf...

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