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Brazil court appoints administrators for Oi bankruptcy

Friday, 29 July

A Brazilian court has chosen Brazilian firm Wald e Associados Advogados and PricewaterhouseCoopers as judicial administrators to carry out the country’s largest ever court-administered bankruptcy for telecoms company Oi.

Spanish farming investors sue Venezuela

Friday, 29 July

A Spanish agricultural conglomerate has filed a claim at ICSID against Venezuela over the nationalisation of its operations on the orders of the late president Hugo Chávez.

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Volume 15 Issue 4

The gender gap - Why aren't there more women partners?

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Gender diversity in the workplace is a hot topic globally in a variety of industries, not least the legal profession. Across Latin America, women in law are invited to events catering to their career development with greater frequency, while firms are discussing how to reduce the attrition rate of senior female lawyers and implementing policies designed to allow lawyers to manage responsibilities at home and at work. Yet our latest research suggests the number of female partners in Latin American firms has not risen in the last three years, while there is still a glaring absence of women leading law firms in most markets.

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