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Dentons has pushed deeper into South America through a tie-up in both Argentina and Uruguay. The firm has announced a combination with Argentinian firm Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena, based in Buenos Aires and Uruguayan firm with Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause, based in Montevideo. Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena, headed by Juan Martín Arocena has 13 partners […]

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Two tax partners at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are under an investigation for their role in “cum-ex” transactions. The criminal investigation into the two unnamed partners relates to their alleged involvement in the advice given to the now-defunct Maple Bank. The bank’s liquidators, CMS Hasch Sigle sued Freshfields in Frankfurt for its advice on so-called ‘cum-ex’-deals. […]

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