Latin Lawyer Magazine Issue Q1

Veirano boosts agribusiness practice with partner hire

Veirano Advogados has recruited an agribusiness partner with more than 10 years of in-house experience to attract more clients from one of Brazil’s most powerful industries.

Souto Correa adds arbitration counsel to its Asia desk

Brazilian law firm Souto Correa Advogados has strengthened its arbitration practice and expanded its Asia desk by hiring a Mandarin-speaking lawyer from the Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration in São Paulo as counsel.

Venezuela’s challenge to ICSID arbitration award dries up

An ICSID committee has discontinued proceedings brought by Venezuela to annul a US$42 million award in favour of a French investor after the state failed to make an advance payment of costs – while enforcement battles continue in the US courts.

Catching El Peje: what lawyers expect from AMLO's presidency

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is popularly known as El Peje because of his Tabasqueño accent. The nickname comes from pejelagarto (literally, fishlizard), an alligator-like fish from his native Tabasco. Much like his freshwater namesake, it’s hard to pin down what he is, so Latin Lawyer asked some of Mexico’s top lawyers for help.

Exposing the gap

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Lifetime Achievement Award: Ronaldo Veirano

One of this year’s winners of Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Ronaldo Veirano, built his eponymous firm into a leading legal institution in Brazil. He reflects on his journey to become one of Brazil’s sharpest and most respected legal minds.

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Mexico

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Chile

Alex Wagemann and Elina Mereminskaya

Wagemann Lawyers & Engineers

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

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The most authoritative guide to Latin America's leading business law firms - fully revised and updated 21st edition.

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