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Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2020: taking on the covid-19 crisis
Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2020: taking on the covid-19 crisis

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2020: taking on the covid-19 crisis

11 August 2020

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Structural changes below the surface
Structural changes below the surface

Structural changes below the surface

11 August 2020

Even after the spread of covid-19 has peaked, it is likely the world will be a very different place. In the legal industry, the pandemic has led to changes in how law firms serve their clients that may well endure beyond the crisis. Some of these changes were in the air before covid-19, but now they seem more necessary than ever, finds Jaime Fernández Madero of Fernández Madero Consulting.

Excellence in many forms
Excellence in many forms

Excellence in many forms

24 July 2020

The 2020 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled in this series. As the spider charts illustrate, they have each carved out their own path towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis
Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

23 June 2020

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December
Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

Equity capital markets report Brazil: July-December

11 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 59 equity capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of nearly US$24 billion.

Goldman Sach's Avinash Mehrotra: top tips for shareholder activism
Goldman Sach's Avinash Mehrotra: top tips for shareholder activism

Goldman Sach's Avinash Mehrotra: top tips for shareholder activism

10 June 2020

Many of Latin America’s public companies remain family-owned, leaving limited trading volumes across stock markets. This makes shareholder activism a rarity, but a gradually changing landscape means it is not impossible.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms
Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

Debt capital markets league table 2019: international firms

09 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.

Brazil's anti-crime bill: one step forward, another one back
Brazil's anti-crime bill: one step forward, another one back

Brazil's anti-crime bill: one step forward, another one back

09 June 2020

At the close of 2019 Brazil passed an anti-crime bill designed to curb violence and facilitate collaboration with prosecutors – then changed its mind about some of the key revisions. TozziniFreire Advogados’ Isadora Fingermann explains what happened.

Tech sector focus: challenges in deal-making
Tech sector focus: challenges in deal-making

Tech sector focus: challenges in deal-making

08 June 2020

Tech companies present the possibility of drastic upheaval for many industries, forcing governments and regulators to wade through unmapped terrain. M&A lawyers from the region consider the unique challenges tech pioneers can present in deal-making.

Peru gets tough on workplace sexual harassment
Peru gets tough on workplace sexual harassment

Peru gets tough on workplace sexual harassment

05 June 2020

Updates to Peru’s regulatory framework passed last year have redefined what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace and imposed new responsibilities on employers to crack down on unwanted sexual advances at work. Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados partner José Balta considers how companies are adapting to the new rules.