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Stocche Forbes makes five new partners for 2020

Stocche Forbes Advogados has announced the promotion of five associates to partners, adding seniority to its corporate and M&A, contracts and regulatory practices.

Using tech in compliance: what to look out for
Shearman & Sterling appoints partner in São Paulo

Grupo Pão de Açucar takes control of Colombia’s Éxito

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Brazilian conglomerate Grupo Pão de Açucar acquire a 96% stake in Colombian retail giant Éxito through a tender offer.

Brazil plans data law fines delay
Petrobras sells gas distribution company for US$880 million

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count

Generation Y is often thought of as a tough nut for employers to crack, so it’s positive news for law firm managing partners that a good number of today’s associates have long-term ambitions at the firms they are in. But with so many lawyers having their heart set on becoming partner and only a certain number of spots available, how can firms maintain satisfaction levels among lawyers, whether they’re on the partnership track or not?

Surveys

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count
What are law firms paying associates?

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Making it count
What are law firms paying associates?

Pemex and Petrobras moving aside for private spend in natural gas, say panellists

Latin American jurisdictions are seeing an influx of private investors in the natural gas sector, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 7th Annual Regional Project Finance last Thursday – but Mexico’s regulatory framework makes it better positioned than Brazil to handle this new reality, at least for now.

Using tech in compliance: what to look out for
Treat stock options on a case-by-case basis, say speakers at Latin Lawyer Live

Events

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Events
Nov 19

Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets

Tue, 19th Nov 2019

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Events
Dec 04

IPBC Latin America 2019

Wed, 4th Dec 2019