Latin Business Chronicle asks four leading lawyers about the outlook for Brazil’s legal sector.
BY CHRONICLE STAFF
To what degree has the Brazil business of major foreign firms grown this year compared to last year? What is driving that business? Who are the typical clients? And how do the law firms view the outlook, especially in light of Brazils recent investment grade status?
Latin Business Chronicle asked four leading attorneys. Our panel includes:
- Richard Aldrich, Partner and co-head of Sao Paulo office, Shearman & Sterling, USA
- Jonathan Bisgaier, Partner and head of new Sao Paulo office, Skadden Arps, USA
- Anthony Oldfield, Partner and head of Sao Paulo office as of August, Clifford Chance, United Kingdom
- Antonio Piccirillo, Partner and head of Sao Paulo office, Proskauer Rose, USA
Latin Business Chronicle: To what degree has your overall Brazil business grown this year compared to last year?
Oldfield: We have seen an increase in a broad range of work, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity securities, and...