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10/19/18 HSBC Pension Pledges $329 Million Investment in Green Energy

HSBC Holdings Plc’s pension manager plans to invest 250 million pounds ($329 million) of its pension scheme into renewable energy infrastructure for wind and solar in the U.K., joining around 30 other firms making similar climate...

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10/18/18 Brazil’s Cosan Is Considering Bid on Uber-Like Truckers Service

Energy and agricultural conglomerate Cosan is considering whether to branch into road logistics to take advantage of Brazil’s troubled transportation system, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The holding group that...

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10/15/18 Cleary Gottlieb Earns Top Rankings in Benchmark Litigation 2019

Six of Cleary Gottlieb’s practice areas and two offices have been recognized again in Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 rankings. Cleary’s New York and Washington, D.C. offices have been ranked as “Highly Recommended,” and the firm was...

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10/04/18 Debevoise Partner Matthew Fishbein Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers Fellowship

Debevoise & Plimpton partner Matthew E. Fishbein has been inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), becoming the latest Debevoise litigator to be selected for membership into this invitation-only...

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10/03/18 Brazilian lender Bradesco acquires unit of PRA Group

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco SA (BBDC4.SA) has acquired a 65 percent stake in the Brazilian subsidiary of PRA Group Inc (PRAA.O) for an undisclosed amount, the bank said in a securities filing on Tuesday. PRA Group is a financial...

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10/01/18 First Data On Retailers And Next Gen Omnicommerce

“How about waking up in the morning and asking Google Home or Amazon Alexa, or your mobile phone if you’re on the go, ‘Hey Google, hey Amazon, what are my deals for the day?’” asked Glenn Fodor, SVP and head of Information and...

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09/21/18 BNY Mellon Employees Recognized as FT & HERoes Champions of Women in Business

Five BNY Mellon employees have been recognized for their contributions to gender diversity in the Financial Times (FT) & HERoes Champions of Women in Business 2018 lists: Susan Revell, Deputy Chair and General Counsel EMEA...

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09/12/18 New York SPIN - Nova York: conheça atrações fora de Manhattan que valem a visita

Times Squares, Central Park, Quinta Avenida... É difícil fugir dos principais cartões-postais de Nova York, mesmo quando se retorna a cidade. Mas há muito o que ver fora da ilha de Manhattan. O "Boa Viagem" pediu dicas de...

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08/29/18 World's best bank 2018: Bank of America

Bank of America today looks like the template for modern-day banking. With one of the biggest technology investment budgets of any large bank – $10 billion a year, with $3 billion devoted to new digital and mobile initiatives –...

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08/27/18 Jones Day Talks Intellectual Property: The Women in IP Law Initiative (Podcast)

Jones Day's "Women in IP" Initiative addresses the historic underrepresentation of women in intellectual property law with topical programming, networking opportunities, strategic mentoring arrangements, and a popular speaker...

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08/16/18 Cleary Gottlied: Francesca Odell Honored by 2018 National Women in Law Awards

Cleary Gottlieb partner Francesca Odell has been honored in the Innovative Leadership category of Corporate Counsel’s 2018 National Women in Law Awards, which will be presented in Washington, D.C. in October. The awards “honor...

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08/14/18 CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD HONORED TO RECEIVE MILITARY FRIENDLY® SILVER DESIGNATION

Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the firm has been recognized in the Military Friendly® Company survey with the organization’s Silver designation. The Military Friendly® Company survey investigates and identifies the...

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08/07/18 BTG Pactual Claims Victory in Brazil

The three-way tie for Brazil’s best research provider has been broken. BTG Pactual pulled ahead of rivals Itaú BBA and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to claim the top spot in Institutional Investor’s 2018 All-Brazil Research Team. The...

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08/03/18 Pinheiro Neto Ventures Into Silicon Valley

On the 18th of July, full-service powerhouse Pinheiro Neto Advogados became the first major Brazilian firm to open its doors in California. The firm’s new Palo Alto-based office is strategically located to ensure Pinheiro Neto...

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08/03/18 Petrobras sobe forte após ter melhor trimestre desde 2011

As ações da Petrobras lideravam a alta do Ibovespa nesta sexta-feira, após a divulgação do resultado trimestral. Os papéis preferenciais subiam 4,21% e os ordinários, 3,39%. A estatal divulgou que teve lucro líquido de 10,07...

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07/31/18 Cleary Gottlieb partner Jared Gerber has been named a 2018 Law360 Securities Rising Star.

Jared’s innovative work on notable securities matters, including Brazilian oil & gas giant Petrobras’ widely covered corruption scandal, Operation Carwash, and in securing a landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court in...

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07/26/18 Tribute to Sergio Marchionne (1952-2018)

On behalf of the Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., we regretfully inform you of the passing of Sergio Marchionne, 2014 recipient of the Person of the Year Award; CEO of Fiat Chrysler...

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07/25/18 BTG Pactual Digital terá home broker para investimento em ações

O BTG Pactual Digital, braço de varejo do banco de investimentos, lança nesta semana, inicialmente para seus clientes, o serviço de home broker, para compra e venda de ações via internet. O sistema está em testes desde fevereiro...

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07/13/18 Worldfund has changed its name to… Educando!

After celebrating 15 years transforming education in Latin America, impacting more than 5 million public school students in Mexico and Brazil, Worldfund announces its is changing its name to “Educando”. Founded in 2002 as World...

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06/13/18 BrazilFoundation reúne lideranças sociais de todo o país com o objetivo de potencializar suas ações

BrazilFoundation reuniu em São Paulo 55 lideranças sociais de vários estados do Brasil para o Encontro Anual de Lideranças, junto com parceiros, doadores, equipe e apoiadores da BrazilFoundation. Além de representar as...

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