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.
19 September 2018
Latin Lawyer Live’s inaugural capital markets conference takes place on 27 November in São Paulo, one month after Brazil will have ushered in a new president who could alter the country’s trajectory.
11 September 2018
Critics of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador are concerned about a slow-down or even a rollback of Mexico’s 2013 energy reform, but the conditions of the EU-Mexico free trade agreement could cement the opening of Mexico’s energy sector.
25 July 2018
The head of legal at Mexico’s environmental agency ASEA has called for the creation of specialised energy courts to avoid projects suffering delays as a result of environmental opposition through the courts.
02 July 2018
The programme for the Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity Conference on Tuesday 25 September in New York is now available online.