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DLA Piper receives two Americas Tax Awards

Sep 25, 2014 International Tax Review, an industry publication for tax professionals, bestowed two awards on DLA Piper for client work in the Americas. DLA was named “2014 International Law Firm of the Americas," an award won for…

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Chadbourne & Parke launches in Brazil

Jun 6, 2008 Chadbourne & Parke has confirmed that it is to follow its recent opening in Mexico with an office launch in Brazil. As According to The Lawyer, the firm has confirmed that it was working towards a launch in Sao Paulo…

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Law Firms Find Work Abroad as U.S. Mergers Hit a Low

Apr 19, 2008 As the credit crisis drove first-quarter U.S. mergers and acquisitions down 54 percent to $248.1 billion from $536.3 billion last year, deal volume in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa rose 39 percent, from…

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Brazil Law Firms to Boost Hiring Amid Merger Boom

Mar 23, 2008 Brazilian law firms specializing in mergers and acquisitions may hire 15 percent to 20 percent more lawyers in 2008 to deal with a wave of corporate takeovers, said Paulo Cezar Aragao of Barbosa, Mussnich & Aragao…

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Expansive Skadden set for Sao Paulo launch

Mar 19, 2008 Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom is to open a new office in Sao Paulo, the US giant announced yesterday. The new branch is expected to open in May or June and represents Skadden’s first foray into South America,…

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