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03/21/17 PwC: Key findings from the communications industry - 20th CEO Survey

This year, our 20th CEO survey highlights areas of growth, talent, trust, and globalisation within the communications industry. We surveyed 43 CEOs in 28 countries who, for the most part, are relatively optimistic for their...

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03/21/17 Chambers Global 2017 Recognizes King & Spalding in 52 Practice Area Categories

King & Spalding has been recognized as one of the leading international firms in the latest Chambers Global guide. The 2017 guide ranked the firm’s practice areas in 52 categories, and King & Spalding lawyers earned 139...

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03/21/17 Debevoise Advises VIG in its $600 Million Fund

The Hong Kong and New York offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have advised VIG Partners (“VIG”) on the formation of VIG Partners Fund III (“Fund III”). The fund has reached final closing, raising $600 million, exceeding the...

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03/20/17 Experienced Valuation Specialist Aditya Darbari Joins Baker McKenzie

Aditya Darbari has recently joined Baker McKenzie as a Director of Economics in New York, bringing more than a decade of experience in conducting valuations for tax and financial reporting purposes. "Valuations are often...

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03/20/17 Brazil's Embraer launches fourth E190-E2 jet prototype

Brazil's Embraer SA , the world's third-largest commercial planemaker, on Monday announced the launch of a fourth prototype of a next-generation narrow-body jet slated to enter service in 2018. The E190-E2 is the first aircraft...

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03/20/17 Brazilian airline Azul sets IPO pricing terms

Brazilian airline Azul has priced its IPO of 72 million shares at between $18.02 and $21.81 per share. Azul plans on listing the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “AZUL.” Citigroup Global Markets Inc.,...

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03/17/17 The Week at Ropes & Gray: Protecting IP Assets; Blockbuster Settlements Over Sanctions and Export Controls; Regulatory Developments in D.C.

Weekly highlights of what’s happening at Ropes & Gray: With market reports suggesting robust deal activity in 2017, protecting IP assets increasingly becomes a key consideration in M&A and other commercial transactions....

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03/16/17 Moody's changes outlook on Brazil's Ba2 issuer rating to stable from negative

Moody's Investors Service has today changed the outlook on Brazil's rating to stable from negative and affirmed its issuer rating, senior unsecured at Ba2 and shelf ratings at (P) Ba2. Moody's decision to change Brazil's outlook...

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03/16/17 Capalino+Company will host the Event "Smart Cities NYC March Town Hall"

DESCRIPTION: Join us for the Smart Cities NYC '17 March Town Hall at Civic Hall on Monday, March 20 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST. This evening of discussion and networking will be hosted by Event Sponsor Capalino+Company. On the...

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03/16/17 Baker McKenzie marks 40 years in Bangkok with optimism

Global law firm Baker McKenzie is celebrating 40 years in Thailand by holding its flagship Asia Pacific partner and client event in Bangkok, citing a growing sense of optimism among local corporates as well as international firms...

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03/15/17 HSBC: CATHAY PACIFIC/HSBC HONG KONG SEVENS 2017 DRAW HELD

40 teams to take part in World’s Best Sevens party in 2017: The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) held the official draw for the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2017 and the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier this...

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03/15/17 Drummond Advisors: MISSION HEADED BY SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR TO SEEK BRAZILIAN START-UPS

On March 14th, a mission headed by Mayor Edwin Lee was in São Paulo in order to seek prospective ties with entrepreneurs. The mission looked to startups as a way to create links between the two countries focused on creative...

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03/13/17 Veirano Advogados: 40 Anos da Lei das S.A.

O sócio Sérgio Bronstein contribuiu com o capítulo "A saga dos livros sociais" do livro editado pela Quartier Latin do Brasil em que disserta sobre as transformações tecnológicas que levaram à reflexão sobre as mudanças...

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03/08/17 Behind the Scenes NYC: Starting a NY-based company from another Country

Starting a NY-based company from another Country By: Fernanda Paronetto – Founder of Behind the Scenes NYC I’m Brazilian (Yes! Not a New Yorker!). Which is actually better, believe me. Most New Yorkers I know are not really...

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03/07/17 Mattos Filho announces the arrival of a new partner to its Insurance, Reinsurance and Pensions practice

Thomaz del Castillo Barroso Kastrup - Partner Thomaz’ has experience in regulatory and corporate aspects of insurance, reinsurance and pensions, focusing on transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions and distribution...

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03/07/17 Tatiana Campello, sócia da área de propriedade intelectual do Demarest Advogados, será palestrante no “V Latin America Regional Meeting"

Registration Fee includes: • Attendance to all conference sessions; • Morning and afternoon coffee-breaks & Luncheons Payment Forms: Depósito em conta-corrente (only for Brazilians) Banco Bradesco em nome de: Associação...

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03/03/17 Pride Global: LEAP! Intern Program Breakfast & Learn

NO COST // BREAKFAST PROVIDED Take your intern program from ‘summer help‘ to ‘future fast-track employee!’ Hear from industry experts on how they took ho-hum, commonplace internship programs to exciting & inspiring future...

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03/03/17 Chamber Announces Alexandre Bettamio as President & Chairman of the Board

The Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is proud to announce Alexandre Bettamio, President of Latin America at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as its new President & Chairman of the Board....

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03/02/17 Francois P. Truc joins Korn Ferry in Global Automotive Practice

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that François P. Truc has joined the firm in the Global Automotive Practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s Chicago office....

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03/02/17 Paul Hastings Named European Law Firm of the Year by PDI

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, was named “Law Firm of the Year – Europe” by Private Debt Investor magazine in their 2016 Annual Awards. The firm was also runner-up in The Americas. PDI noted the firm’s central role...

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