02 November 2018
As regulatory environments become increasingly complex and state intervention increases, private equity investors may need non-legal policy affairs advice from Latin American and US law firms, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity conference in New York.
01 November 2018
As the rise in populism spreads around the world, politics is in a state of flux and Latin America is no exception, as the audience heard at Latin Lawyer’s recent Labour & Employment conference in Miami.
30 October 2018
Panellists agreed at the Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Regional Project Finance summit in Washington, DC, yesterday that alternative finance and more midstream investment is necessary to diversify their countries' energy sources, but incoming governments in the region’s two largest economies may create two very different futures for the sector.
26 October 2018
The UK’s Minister of State for Europe and the Americas says the country wants to boost its trade ties with Latin America and strengthen its commitment to the region in comments that echo those made by another government official earlier this month.
25 October 2018
Latin American lawyers have predicted that a current case in Argentina has the potential to grow to resemble Brazil’s most famous investigation.
23 October 2018
Officials from Brazil’s AGU and CGU reassured lawyers at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live Sixth Annual Anti-corruption and Investigations conference on 18 October that they are working hard to improve cooperation and coordination between authorities to provide companies with clarity on what to expect after self-reporting.
19 October 2018
The principal deputy of the DOJ’s criminal division has said that the recent Petrobras settlement is a sign of the DOJ’s commitment to reducing “piling on”, the practice where multiple enforcement agencies go after one company for the same conduct.
03 October 2018
The UK will look to Mexico for help joining the 11-nation CPTPP free-trade agreement as it pursues new commercial opportunities outside the European Union, heard delegates at the sixth annual Lex Mex conference co-hosted by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce and the Law Society of England and Wales yesterday in London.
27 September 2018
As the rise in populism spreads around the world, politics are in a state of flux and Latin America is no exception. The new political reality stands to affect labour legislation in the region, heard an audience at Latin Lawyer Live’s fifth annual Labour & Employment Conference on Tuesday.
26 September 2018
Despite market volatility and corruption scandals, Latin America remains attractive to investment funds, although some investors are shifting their focus away from Argentina and Brazil in favour of more stable jurisdictions, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity, which took place yesterday in New York.