Conference coverage

Notebook scandal gives Argentina “unprecedented opportunity” to tackle corruption, official says

Notebook scandal gives Argentina “unprecedented opportunity” to tackle corruption, official says

22 May 2019

The president of Argentina’s financial information unit has said that a high-profile case that hit the headlines last year presents an opportunity for significant anti-corruption reforms in the country. By Latin Lawyer's sister publication Global Investigations Review's Waithera Junghae in Buenos Aires

Compliance teams are enablers, not roadblocks for the O&G business

Compliance teams are enablers, not roadblocks for the O&G business

15 May 2019

Energy companies should view the legal professionals who keep their compliance programmes updated as business-friendly, heard delegates at the Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas event, which was held yesterday at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

01 May 2019

Panellists at Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – called for the increased use of dispute boards in Latin American construction projects to stop them being put on hold.

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

08 April 2019

German Vito Fernández, the vice president of YPF’s legal department, will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas next month.

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

29 March 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas has been published.

Programme announced for LL - GAR 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit

Programme announced for LL - GAR 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit

27 March 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer - Global Arbitration Review Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit has been published in full.

Notes on a scandal

Notes on a scandal

25 January 2019

In early 2018, Óscar Centeno, a driver for an ex-official in Argentina’s ministry of public planning, turned over a box of handwritten notebooks to newspaper La Nación. In doing so, he sparked Argentina’s largest ever investigation into graft.

LL Labour & Employment: People analytics and data protection’s ascent

LL Labour & Employment: People analytics and data protection’s ascent

02 January 2019

A full transcript from a panel at Latin Lawyer’s labour and employment conference in Miami on data-driven human resource management and its legality under existing Latin American data protection regulations is now available to view.

Hurdles remain before reps and warranties takes off in LatAm PE

Hurdles remain before reps and warranties takes off in LatAm PE

12 December 2018

Lawyers believe there is business potential for reps and warranties insurance in Latin American private equity investments, but various regulatory hurdles remain before the market can take off, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity.

Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment: How to investigate and manage a harassment claim

Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment: How to investigate and manage a harassment claim

10 December 2018

A full transcript from a panel at Latin Lawyer’s recent labour and employment conference in Miami discussing how to investigate and manage internal harassment cases is now available to view.