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Mattos Filho wins two categories at Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards

21Mar2016Mar21,2016
Institutional
Mattos Filho wins two categories at Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards

Mattos Filho was awarded in the 10th edition of Latin Lawyer's Deal of the Year Awards, which is organized by the UK publication Latin Lawyer. The award recognizes the major settlements reached by law firms in 2015. Mattos Filho won in two categories - Disputes and Restructuring. Check out these highlights below:
• Disputes, for representing the Italian-Argentine group Terniun/Techint in a litigation against Nippon Steel. The dispute involved shareholders of the Usiminas control block, one of the most traditional Brazilian steel companies, whereby the dismissal of board members and the violation of the shareholders agreement were disputed;

• Restructuring, for restructuring the OAS Group comprising: restructuring of company debts including structuring of a Judicial Reorganization Plan, negotiation and documentation related to DIP financing, and analysis of all tax aspects of the deal.
The award honors Mattos Filho's outstanding performance in complex cases and reaffirms its commitment to excellence, while strengthening its leading position in the legal market.