Publish in Legal Briefs - Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Hogan Lovells has opened an office in Sao Paulo, the firm's second in Brazil the past six months. (Photo: Embratur)
Latin America news at Hogan Lovells, Shearman & Sterling and Simpson Thacher.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Hogan Lovells opens a Sao Paulo office (its second in Brazil in six months) and hires former Clifford Chance partner Isabel Costa Carvalho; Shearman & Sterling secured a favorable Circuit Court decision for Spain-based Abengoa in a long battle over the enforcement of two ICC arbitration awards related to Brazil and Simpson Thacher advises the Ibáñez brothers in Chile on their $1.5 billion share sale to Walmart and Mexico-based Conmex on its $1.4 billion debt refinancing.
Keywords: Abengoa, Brazil, Clifford Chance, Conmex, Hogan Lovells, Shearman & Sterling, Simpson Thacher, Walmart