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James Edsberg

Five steps to make account management your law firm’s differentiator

Thursday, 2 February 2017

James Edsberg, partner of Gulland Padfield, offers the key to effective client account management

A pivotal moment

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Thursday, 2 February 2017

The workings of the advertising industry make it particularly exposed to corruption. Can Brazil’s advertising agencies take heed from the country’s self-examination and make compliance top priority, ask Peixoto & Cury Advogados partner José Ricardo de Bastos Martins and associate Renato de Oliveira Valença.

Fundamental reform

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The Colombian government recently introduced into Congress a tax reform bill that calls for a major update to the country’s entire tax system. The bill includes 311 sections that represent substantial amendments to important features, which would change the tax landscape for foreign investors, individuals and domestic corporations. Posse Herrera Ruiz partner Felipe Aroca and associate Juan David Velasco explain

Sunshine after the rain

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Heloisa Ferreira Andrade Scaramucci and Roberta Aronne of TozziniFreire Advogados believe that there are opportunities to be had in Brazil’s power sector for investors that take a long-term view and look past the country’s crisis

A lesser-known, yet powerful tool

Thursday, 3 November 2016

After the Panama Papers, the US government has increased its enforcement and sanction efforts, making use of the little-known Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons list. Jones Day partners Eric Snyder and D Grayson Yeargin, and associate Lindsey Nelson explain why appearing on the list can have devastating consequences
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Taking control of conservation

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

In the US, private landowners have been taking conservation of the environment into their own hands for years, with notable success. Alejandro Quintana of Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia explains how Chile is now following the same path

Digital law

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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

FerradaNehme’s Marcela Rodríguez and José Manuel Gallegos chart the path towards the digitalisation of judicial procedure in Chile

Boosting transparency

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados (in cooperation with Baker & McKenzie) partner Maria Fernanda Furtado and associate Rodrigo Vianna explain the new rules regarding the disclosure of a legal entity’s corporate chain up to the individual deemed as its final beneficiary

A Yellow Brick Road for Brazilian investors?

Friday, 29 July 2016

Against a backdrop of doom and gloom in Brazil, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados partner Hiram Pagano Filho and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Maurizio Levi-Minzi find reason to be positive
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13 tips for a prosperous career

Friday, 29 July 2016

Patricia Lopez Aufranc of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal shares some pieces of advice that she would have found useful when embarking on her career, in the hope that younger generations find them helpful

E-Boost

Monday, 16 May 2016

Nader Hayaux & Goebel partners Michell Nader and Adalberto Valadez outline the changes to tax rules for the FIBRA E, Mexico’s master limited partnership structure, and how they will help boost the country’s infrastructure development

The next best thing

Asheesh Goel, A Samad Pardesi and Charles Zagnoli

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Brazil’s heralded Clean Companies Act came into force just two months before the launch of Operation Car Wash, making it a largely ineffective tool in the country’s mammoth corruption probe. What other options do the authorities have, ask partner Asheesh Goel and associates A Samad Pardesi and Charles Zagnoli of Ropes & Gray LLP
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Two way mentoring

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal partner Patricia López Aufranc considers mentoring and reverse mentoring as a way to promote intergenerational dialogue

A convergence of attitudes in Latin America and beyond?

Converging arrows - it's a metaphor

Monday, 28 September 2015

Joe Tirado and Alejandro Garcia of the London office of Winston & Strawn consider the traditionally divergent stances of Latin American states to foreign investment and investment arbitration in light of recent developments in Brazil and Chile in particular. Are we seeing a convergence of attitudes both within Latin America and in the wider global market?​

Ready for anything

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Monday, 28 September 2015

In the wake of the debt crises of Argentina and, more recently, Greece, some onlookers fear that certain Latin American sovereigns and corporates face similar misfortune. But Hogan Lovells LLP US partner Evan Koster and associate Diego Carvajal argue that the necessary provisions are in place, or in the pipeline, to avoid messy fallouts

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