Latin America

CRIME

'El Chapo' judge assassinated

A Mexican judge who presided over appeals by drug cartel kingpins including Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been assassinated.

OFFICE LAUNCH

Mayer Brown affiliate opens in Brasília with ex-AG hire

Mayer Brown's Brazilian arm has opened a new office in the country's capital and hired a former attorney general and confidant of ousted president Dilma Rousseff as a partner in its litigation and compliance practice.