Work Area: Compliance & Investigations

Veteran Miami prosecutor joins Holland & Knight

Barbara Martinez, a former federal prosecutor, has joined Holland & Knight LLP as a senior consultant in Miami. By Ines Kagubare

06 April 2020

Polisinelli opens LatAm practice with Holland & Knight hire

Holland & Knight LLP partner Emil Infante has left to lead US law firm Polsinelli PC’s newly launched Latin America practice.

01 April 2020

PDVSA probe raises questions for joint venture partners

The US federal investigation into corruption at Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), shows no sign of abating.

31 March 2020

Brazilian authorities end Braskem monitorship

Brazilian prosecutors have said petrochemical company Braskem has fulfilled the compliance obligations from its record-breaking US$2.6 billion foreign bribery settlement.

19 March 2020

Latham promotes former Obama counsel to partner

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.

13 March 2020

PetroEcuador is not a victim, federal judge rules

On 3 March, US District Judge Rodney Smith in Fort Lauderdale told Ecuador’s state-owned oil company, PetroEcuador, that it cannot be considered a victim of a bribery scheme.

10 March 2020

Podcast: Communications Strategies for Corporate Crises

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - Second Edition

09 March 2020

Buckley hires LatAm-focused litigator

US law firm Buckley LLP has strengthened its disputes and white-collar crime investigations teams in New York by recruiting a former US attorney official – and Latin America-focused lawyer – as partner.

03 March 2020

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Featured in 14th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s International Lawyer of the Year Award: Andrew Levine of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

24 February 2020

Huck Otranto Camargo lands ex-Petrobras compliance chief

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados has hired Petrobras’ former chief governance and compliance officer as partner.

18 February 2020

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