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Event Nov 27, 2018

Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets Conference

  • São Paulo, Brazil

Shearman & Sterling co-sponsored the inaugural Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets Conference that was held on November 27, 2018, in São Paulo, Brazil.

Partners Jonathan Kellner (São Paulo–Corporate) and David Flechner (São Paulo–Capital Markets) co-chaired the inaugural Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets Conference, which covered topics including the outlook on post-election Brazilian economic performance, the current anti-corruption agenda in Latin America, financing for the region’s Fintech boom, and key considerations in selecting an IPO listing venue.

Partner Gregory Tan (New York–Project Development & Finance) spoke on the panel “Building Bridges: Private Placements and Multilateral Support for Project Bonds,” which emphasized the challenges and opportunities in accessing the capital markets to finance Latin American infrastructure projects.

Over two dozen major corporations and financial institutions participated in the conference.