Peru’s Estudio Olaechea has appointed two new partners to head its criminal law and compliance and energy and natural resources practices.
Latin Lawyer is proud to present the Guide to Corporate Compliance, the latest in a series of practice and industry investment guides published by Latin Lawyer. The guide is edited by Andrew Levine, a litigation and anti-corruption investigations partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla, a corporate attorney and compliance professional, Valeria Plastino, vice president, general counsel and regional ethics and compliance officer at CenturyLink, and Fabio Selhorst, general counsel, chief integrity officer and chief communications officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra.
Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Lefosse Advogados has boosted its capital markets, competition and compliance practices by promoting four associates – three of them women – to partner or counsel rank.
International firm Latham & Watkins LLP has promoted a former associate counsel to previous US President Barack Obama to partner, strengthening its white-collar crime offering in Latin America.
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Of counsel. Gabriel focuses his practice on compliance, corporate criminal liability, white-collar crimes and environmental litigation. His experience comes from the practice of criminal law, both private and public sectors.
In Latin America, artificial intelligence and other technological innovations are significantly affecting how companies and their outside advisors structure compliance programmes and conduct internal investigations. Many companies are experimenting with new approaches in areas such as due diligence, third-party oversight, and overall compliance monitoring and testing.
The FBI’s Brazilian office has asked the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for extra resources to handle requests for information from local authorities, according to a senior official. By Will Neal
Mexico’s parliament has voted in favour of allowing the country’s finance ministry to blacklist individuals suspected of money laundering and other financial crimes. By Will Neal