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Will data protection laws converge in Latin America?

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force this year. Inspired by the GDPR, its impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

Reed Smith nabs LatAm partner from Haynes & Boone
Peruvian criminal court intervenes in toll dispute

Several firms behind luxury hotel loan in Mexico

Shutts & Bowen LLP in Miami, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Spain’s Banco Sabadell lend US$76 million to Mexican luxury hotel group Arotesa Isla.

Clyde & Co forms association with Grasty Quintana in Chile
Milbank promotes in LatAm practice

At a turning point

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force this year. Inspired by the GDPR, its impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.

Surveys

Finding their voice

With the help of dedicated clearing houses and determined pro bono coordinators, Latin American law firms are delivering free legal advice to the people who most need it – and, more than ever, they want to talk about their achievements.

Tell us about your pro bono work!
Latin Lawyer Special Report: M&A and capital markets deal activity

To each their own

It has become a must for major Spanish firms to make a play for Latin America, yet not all agree on the best approach. Vincent Manancourt profiles the strategies of the country's main players

Survival techniques
Defying expectations

Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit confirms top in-house speakers

In-house lawyers from companies like tech giant Huawei, Peru’s largest mining company Buenaventura, and Colombia’s Ecopetrol will speak at Latin Lawyer-GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit on 30 April in Miami.

Time for unions to modernise, says UNI Global Union president
Brazil returns to the foreground for M&A ahead of 2020, say bankers

Events

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Apr 30

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit - committed to gender diversity

Thu, 30th Apr 2020