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10/26/16 BlackRock: Impact of 2016 U.S. elections on investing

The 2016 U.S. election is unusually consequential. The underlying dynamics are driven by widening income inequality, and a growing perception that the benefits of trade and globalization have accrued to few. We examine the...

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10/25/16 Mattos Filho opens in London

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has opened a one-partner office in London – its first in Europe and second outside Brazil – from which it hopes to target European clients investing in Brazil. The opening...

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10/24/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on CSX Corporation’s $2.2 Billion Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) J.P. Morgan Securities and UBS Securities in connection with CSX Corporation’s public offering of $700...

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10/24/16 PAUL RAWLINSON TAKES UP REINS AS CHAIRMAN OF BAKER & MCKENZIE

At the conclusion of its Annual Partner meeting held in Barcelona leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie has announced a number of changes to its leadership teams with immediate effect. Paul Rawlinson becomes the 15th...

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10/20/16 Grupo BTG Pactual repays Brazil guarantee fund loan in full

BTG Pactual SA , the Brazilian investment bank that suffered heavy client money withdrawals following the November arrest of former Chief Executive André Esteves, has repaid the remaining portion of a 6 billion-real ($1.9 billion...

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10/19/16 HSBC: China’s transition

British businesses stand to benefit from China’s growing appetite for services, according to HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver. Speaking at the HSBC China and RMB Forum in London, Mr Gulliver said that China’s economy...

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10/19/16 Anthony Brady from BNY Mellon talks at Sibos 2016

To see the video go to: http://www.fintech.finance/event-videos/fintech-tv/sibos-2016-anthony-br...

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10/18/16 Ogilvy's new integration imperative

Ogilvy chief John Seifert has had a long time to think about his next big move. He’s spent the past 37 years with O&M, working everywhere from Bangkok to Chicago, leading its global brand portfolio and rebuilding its North...

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10/17/16 Cushman & Wakefield to up its India headcount by hiring 500 staff by 2017

Cushman & Wakefield is planning to expand its India headcount by hiring 500 staff by the end of 2017 to focus on project management, leasing and land transactions, said a top executive. The international property consultant...

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10/17/16 OCBC Bank: Staying one step ahead of conmen to stop scams

A woman in her late 50s went to a bank last Tuesday with a heavy heart and a fervent wish to save a young American doctor she had befriended on Facebook. He told her he was stranded in a Malaysian airport for carrying more than...

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10/14/16 Swiss Re, Bradesco launch commercial insurance venture in Brazil

Swiss Re and Brazil's Bradesco Group have launched a joint venture to create a commercial large-risk insurer in Brazil, the Swiss reinsurer said on Thursday. Swiss Re said its commercial insurance arm signed a definitive...

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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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