Corporate Counsel: Gelson Pereira da Silva

01 June 2006

Senior legal counsel at Embraer in Brazil

All Glitz, No Guts

25 May 2006

In the first of a two part series studying successful law firm marketing, Norman Clark of Walker Clark LLC explores the importance of knowing just what your clients want.

A task less ordinary

18 May 2006

What role can lawyers play in promoting and developing reform, and how does this affect their practice? Using a recent World Bank project in Mexico as a case study, Clare Bolton explores how - and why - lawyers can help.

In line with international standards

18 May 2006

A new law regulating Mexico’s securities market will come into force this year. Jorge Sánchez- Davila, a partner at Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados, explains the main aspects of the new law and how it should improve the market’s procedures.

May Work / Life Audit

18 May 2006

Santiago Fontana, Ferrere Abogados, Bolivia

A postcard from the EU: April

04 May 2006

The EU has ambitious plans to create a European-Latin American free trade area by 2010. Alin Stanescu, of The Centre in Brussels, explores the pathway and notes key gains - and targets - for the telecommunications sector.

The Newcomer

27 April 2006

Maria Julia Aybar Solis has recently moved to Peru LNG, a company formed for Peru's LNG export project. Clare Bolton asked her about the move.

Remote Communications and Privilege

27 April 2006

This month Latin Lawyer’s regular ethics column turns to privilege, an issue that highlights the divide between civil and common law. We asked our readers for their thoughts.

Moving the world

13 April 2006

In the sixth of his columns looking at the drivers of law firm productivity, Norman Clark, of Walker Clark LLC, explains how leverage can dramatically improve your profits per partner.

Brazil: Edging closer to investment-grade status

06 April 2006

In February, Brazil announced measures to exempt foreign investors from income tax on their earnings from treasury bonds and other securities. Marcelo Rechtman, of Gaia Silva Rolim & Associados, explains the changes and their effect on foreign investors.