Highlights of the week

  Ana Karina de Souza and Tasso Mielniczenko Penteado de Aguiar of Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados discuss the forthcoming auctions in Brazil’s burgeoning wind power sector.   Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has...
Virtually the same group of lawyers who negotiated Swiss bank UBS's purchase of Pactual in 2006 has reconvened to draft the sale of the unit, announced today.   US firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Brazil's Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e...
  US-based risk rating agency Moody’s Investor Service has succeeded in vacating an emergency ex parte injunction granted in favour of Brazil’s Banco Prosper – enforcing the independence of rating agencies in Brazil.   A...
The UK’s Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Brazil's Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados have helped petrochemicals group Ultra bring its acquisition of Chevron's Texaco fuel distribution business in Brazil to a close.  ...