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FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests
FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests

FBI wants new unit for Brazilian evidence requests

14 November 2019

The FBI’s Brazilian office has asked the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for extra resources to handle requests for information from local authorities, according to a senior official. By Will Neal

Do intensive due diligence to avoid successor liability, say speakers on M&A compliance
Do intensive due diligence to avoid successor liability, say speakers on M&A compliance

Do intensive due diligence to avoid successor liability, say speakers on M&A compliance

13 November 2019

The ramifications of Operation Car Wash in Latin America have made successor liability one of the key aspects to consider when buying or selling in the region, making intensive due diligence top on the to-do list for M&A deals, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s ninth annual M&A conference in São Paulo last week.

We’re not in a position to relax, says top Brazilian economist Arminio Fraga
We’re not in a position to relax, says top Brazilian economist Arminio Fraga

We’re not in a position to relax, says top Brazilian economist Arminio Fraga

07 November 2019

While complex political developments across Latin America and the rest of the world do not necessarily mean recession is around the corner, businesses and governments should be mindful of the associated risks, founding partner at Gávea Investimentos and former president of the Central Bank of Brazil Arminio Fraga told delegates at Latin Lawyer’s ninth annual M&A conference in São Paulo yesterday.

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates
Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

31 October 2019

Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held earlier this month in São Paulo.

Bankers from Credit Suisse, Citibank, BTG and more to speak at Latin Lawyer M&A conference
Bankers from Credit Suisse, Citibank, BTG and more to speak at Latin Lawyer M&A conference

Bankers from Credit Suisse, Citibank, BTG and more to speak at Latin Lawyer M&A conference

28 October 2019

Senior figures from financial groups in the Americas are set to speak at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A Conference, which will be held at the Tivoli Mofarrej Hotel in São Paulo next month.  

Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available
Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available

Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available

25 October 2019

Today is the last day you can buy tickets for Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax – which takes place in New York on 2 December – at a super early ticket price.

Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers
Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers

Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers

24 October 2019

Lack of regulation on how Latin American companies should accommodate employees suffering from health-related issues in and outside the workplace means employers should establish clear company-wide policies to avoid falling foul of discrimination claims, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on 9 October in Miami.

Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available
Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available

Discounted tickets for Latin Lawyer Live Tax still available

21 October 2019

A super early ticket price for Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax – which takes place in New York on 2 December – is available until 25 October.

Panellists urge anti-corruption enforcers not to “break” companies
Panellists urge anti-corruption enforcers not to “break” companies

Panellists urge anti-corruption enforcers not to “break” companies

18 October 2019

Brazilian agencies handing down fines for corruption must prioritise punishing individuals rather than the company as a legal entity, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held yesterday in São Paulo.

Programme for Latin Lawyer Live Tax now online
Programme for Latin Lawyer Live Tax now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer Live Tax now online

14 October 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax has been announced.