Work Area: Environment

What are Latin America’s GCs prioritising in 2022?

As we begin 2022, GCs expect to see a continuation of many pandemic-era trends, including managing uncertainty, the accelerated use of technology to innovate, the importance of managing hybrid teams and an increasing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.

11 January 2022

Regulatory compliance ranked highest risk for legal teams

LACCA’s Legal Department Priorities Survey 2022 reveals that regulatory compliance presents the biggest risk area for Latin America’s legal teams, but technology and innovation and political instability are also a top concern.

11 January 2022

SiqueiraCastro makes nine partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro will start 2022 with nine new partners, bolstering several practice groups.

16 December 2021

Von Wobeser appoints three partners and five counsel

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has announced the promotion of three partners and five counsel, boosting several departments.

14 December 2021

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

Bradesco calls on Mattos Filho for carbon credit trading programme

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar and Banco Bradesco enter into a partnership that will allow the bank’s customers to discover their carbon footprint and trade carbon credits.

07 December 2021

ESG: Navigating a sea of change

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to climb up the corporate agenda in Latin America, law firms can play a crucial role in helping companies achieve sustainable business transformation, but the varying definitions and frameworks around ESG can be difficult to navigate. We find out what the region’s firms are doing to help clients identify some of the key challenges and opportunities.

22 November 2021

Campos Mello hires five from Tauil & Chequer as partner

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has added to its senior rank by hiring four partners and a senior associate from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, bolstering its energy and environmental law groups.

20 October 2021

Mattos Engelberg partners join Santos Neto in Brazil

Santos Neto Advogados has appointed two partners and a counsel by hiring three lawyers from Mattos Engelberg Echenique Advogados, strengthening its agribusiness, environmental and tax departments.

23 September 2021

Veirano appoints environmental partner with Pinheiro Neto hire

Veirano Advogados has bolstered its environmental and sustainability practice by hiring a lawyer from fellow Latin Lawyer Elite firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner and head of the department.

12 August 2021

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