Work Area: Compliance & Investigations

Brazil's Prosecutor General to keynote anti-corruption conference

Brazil’s Prosecutor General – Antônio Augusto Brandão de Aras – will keynote the Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference, which takes place on 20 October. Read on for further details and how to sign up.

15 October 2021

Don’t miss Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021

The Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations 2021 conference will take place on 20 October. Read on for more details about the lawyers that will be speaking at the event and how to sign up.

13 October 2021

A unique position: The true value of GCs in driving ESG

As ESG becomes increasingly vital to business strategy, LACCA speaks to regional GCs about how legal teams can play a much bigger role in driving policies by focusing on governance and making sure key messages are heard at the board level.

04 October 2021

What comes next?: Compliance after Lava Jato

Brazil’s historic Lava Jato investigation forever changed the country’s compliance landscape, irreversibly altering the way in which business is conducted. While the probe may have come to an end however, compliance remains a key priority for Brazil’s GCs as new challenges and risks for companies mean legal teams must keep a laser focus on maintaining robust and up-to-date anti-corruption and due diligence programmes.

04 October 2021

LEGO Group named WTR’s Latin America Team of the Year

We are pleased to announce that the LEGO Group is the winner of LACCA's sister publication World Trademark Reviews’s 2021 Latin America Team of the Year Award. Speaking to WTR, Arturo Ishbak Gonzalez Martínez, senior corporate counsel, Latin Americas, reflects on how the team met a challenging 12 months head on.

04 October 2021

Reed Smith boosts LatAm offering with DOJ attorney

Reed Smith LLP has added firepower to its white-collar crime investigations practice by hiring an assistant attorney and deputy chief of the Department of Justice (DOJ) as partner, bringing Latin American experience to the role.

01 October 2021

Argentina hits AB Inbev subsidiary with competition abuse fine

Argentina’s competition enforcer has fined an Anheuser-Busch Inbev subsidiary €1.3 million (US$1.5 million) as part of its first-ever decision to penalise exclusivity provisions created through the use of loyalty discounts.

09 September 2021

Levy & Salomão bolsters antitrust practice

Brazilian firm Levy & Salomão Advogados has strengthened its antitrust and compliance practices by promoting a lawyer to partner and hiring a practitioner from Latham & Watkins LLP.

07 September 2021

Marval O'Farrell promotes four to partner

Argentine Latin Lawyer Elite firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal has promoted four lawyers to its senior rank, bolstering the firm's corporate, public, banking and criminal law practices.

17 August 2021

Campos Mello appoints criminal law partner

Campos Mello Advogados has bolstered its criminal law, compliance and cybersecurity practices by hiring a lawyer from fellow Latin Lawyer 250 firm Souto Correa Advogados as partner.

09 August 2021

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