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Bryan Cave hires DLA disputes duo to lead new Miami office

Bryan Cave has hired two senior partners from DLA Piper to lead its new office in Miami. The Missouri-headquartered firm, which is looking to tap work coming from Florida and Latin Ameri...

17 Mar 2014 | 03:24 | secure

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Norton Rose Fulbright secures Rio launch with former BP lawyer

Norton Rose Fulbright has launched in Rio de Janeiro with the hire of BP's former assistant general counsel Andrew Haynes to co-hea...

19 Feb 2014 | 15:03 | secure

Hogan Lovells launches in Sao Paulo with Clifford Chance partner hire

Hogan Lovells has opened its second Brazilian base after launching a new office in São Paulo. The office will be headed by former...

15 Jan 2014 | 12:12

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Asian outsourcing on the agenda as HSF's new disputes chief aims to better market practice

Justin D'Agostino will have plenty on his plate when he formally takes over as Herbert Smith Freehills' (HSF) global dispute resolution head on 1 May.

28 Mar 2014 | 00:00 | secure

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The wealth of nations – the LatAm opportunities opening up for private client lawyers

Katten's Joshua Rubenstein on how lawyers are responding to the growth of cross-border Americas private client work

27 Mar 2014 | 11:25 | secure

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Spain's new normal – a leaner and meaner legal industry leads the country's fightback

"The years leading up to 2007 were an espejismo in terms of work and fee levels," says Manuel Martin, managing partner of Gomez-Acebo & Pombo. "We are still adjusting to the new normal. But whereas two years ago nobody was thinking about Spain as a go...

29 Nov 2013 | 00:00 | secure

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Get in on the ground floor – taking advantage of the foreign investment pouring into London's property market

The recent deal struck by a Chinese property developer to redevelop the Royal Albert Docks is just the latest in a line of headline-grabbing, big-ticket property partnerships involving foreign investors in the London real estate market. It is also ...

19 Jul 2013 | 00:00 | secure

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New money goes global – offshore perks up as cash pours in from emerging markets

Fund investors tend to be more jittery these days, even where a new manager already has a track record. The process of creating a fund is longer than it was before the financial crisis, as they take more time to raise capital and investors do more due...

21 Jun 2013 | 00:00 | secure

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A united front - Legal Week's inaugural Private Client Forum Americas

A panel of local lawyers at Legal Week's recent Private Client Forum Americas discusses the challenges with wealth management across a very diverse region

28 Mar 2013 | 00:00 | secure

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The buys from Brazil - global M&A boom sparks demand for new legal services

A global M&A boom in South America's largest economy has sparked demand for new legal services. Claudia Farkouh Prado reports

21 Apr 2011 | 08:18 | secure

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