Guerrero Olivos hires litigation group

Chilean law firm Guerrero Olivos has absorbed the litigation department of local outfit Della Maggiora Eyzaguirre Ferrada, adding one partner and two associates.

Ramírez Gutiérrez-Azpe promotes in Mexico

Mexican Latin Lawyer 250 firm Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC has added to its partnership by promoting a corporate lawyer.

Peruvian telecoms company gets loan to expand broadband

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Holland & Knight (Colombia) have helped Peruvian telecoms company Orocom obtain a US$50 million loan to expand broadband services in southern Peru.

International Lawyer of the Year: Paola Lozano

Paola Lozano has built her career on an illustrious body of work on US-based M&A deals, which eventually led her full circle back to her home region of Latin America. We speak to the winner of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

At a turning point

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force this year. Inspired by the GDPR, its impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

Leading Lights

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Finding their voice

The migration train

It’s all about engagement: Compliance Management Award

Working as a compliance director in Mexico certainly brings its challenges, but for Daniel Perez-Cirera, GC and director of compliance at Samsung, success is all about keeping employees engaged. He speaks to Alison O’Connell about creating a culture of ethics from the ground-up and why involving all areas of the business is key.

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.

Time for unions to modernise, says UNI Global Union president

Brazil returns to the foreground for M&A ahead of 2020, say bankers

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