Brazilian labour boutique Chiode Minicucci Advogados has hired a former long term judge of Brazil’s superior labour court as a consultant.
Multi-disciplinary firm with strength in tax
Eminent dealmakers with strength in breadth
Spanish firm ECIJA has added to its existing footprint in Latin America and launched offices in Brazil and Ecuador by incorporating local outfits.
To ease the financial burden on Brazilian companies during the covid-19 pandemic, the government has implemented various labour measures allowing businesses to reduce their workforce, while the government steps in and covers a portion of employees’ wages. Felsberg Advogados partner Maurício Pepe De Lion and senior associate Rafael Borges say the measures have saved millions of jobs and believe an extension of some of the initiatives could be beneficial.
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Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has bolstered its labour practice by recruiting a partner from a local firm.
Banking strength with corporate offer
Deloitte Legal (Mexico) has bolstered its labour practice by incorporating labour and employment boutique Mowat, Rechtlich & Gentan I, SC, bringing five new partners to the firm.
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.