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Brazil is Latin America's largest economy and is forecast to grow 5.5% a year until 2013, becoming one of the five largest economies in the world in the decades to come.
Energy and natural resources, led by oil & gas exploration and development, are providing significant drivers to economic growth. Mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment in Brazil have also reached record levels in the past year, while Brazil’s hosting of the Olympics in 2016 and the World Cup in 2014 will have a significant impact on infrastructure and related investments.
CMS Brazil is fully committed to assisting clients investing in this dynamic market and provides a broad range of sophisticated international legal services. The team at CMS Brazil includes four highly qualified partners and senior lawyers who, together, possess more than 60 years of legal practice.
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