Jair Bravo-Gutierrez, Baker & McKenzie (Mexico)
Recent actions by the Brazilian government indicate a clear intention to open up the US$1.286 billion reinsurance market to free competition in the coming months. Marcelo V Rechtman, of Gaia Silva Rolim & Associados, outlines the path ahead.
The creation of Braskem in August 2002 was one of the most remarkable corporate restructurings to date in Brazil. Clare Bolton spoke to the company's legal director, Mauricio Ferro.
Mariana Tavares de Araujo has become the international face for Brazil’s competition regime. Latin Lawyer asked her how her unique role had evolved.
Following an unusual impasse between Peru’s Congress and executive branch, the president of Congress has passed the General Environmental Act, which supersedes the Environmental and Natural Resources Code of 1990. Karim Kahatt, of De La Puente & Kahatt Abogados, explains how the new law could clear up some of the confusion in this area.
Francisco Ugarte, associate, corporate, M&A, and capital markets, Carey y Cía
In the first of six columns that will investigate the main strategic issues surrounding profitability in law firms, Norman K Clark, of Walker Clark LLC looks at pricing. Should you enter the price war and try to be the cheapest on the market, or are there good reasons for resisting the 'race to the bottom'?
Jonty Rushforth talks to Josie Jardim, Director of the Law Department at Motorola Industrial Ltda and previously of Promon Engenharia Ltda.
Miguel Del Pino, senior associate, corporate and competition practice group, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
Fresh from implementing new government regulations, the next challenge for Transportadora De Gas Del Sur is the renegotiation of its license. But counsel Veronica Martinez Castro is upbeat about the company, and about Argentina's legal market.