By Vincent Manancourt

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Sergio Bermudes Advogados have helped mining company Samarco and its owners BHP Billiton and Vale reach a settlement worth at least 6.8 billion reais (US$1.8 billion) with the Brazilian government over a deadly dam burst in November, Brazil’s worst environmental catastrophe.

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