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.
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.
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.
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.
Latin Lawyer recorded 59 equity capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of nearly US$24 billion.
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.
Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present which firms won the most work.
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 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.
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.