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Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

Renewables sector set for further growth in Latin America

The renewables sector in Latin America is poised to keep growing beyond the parameters of the past couple of years, indicated speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance conference earlier this month.

21 November 2022

Latin America’s labour landscape makes a sharp left

As Latin American politics increasingly veer to the left, rumours swirl around how this symbolic shift could trigger landmark labour changes such as increased unionisation, employment reforms and heightened worker activism in the region as a fresh set of leaders call for social change.

17 November 2022

Latin America looks to LNG to fill global energy void

Investors point to Latin America's liquified natural gas (LNG) market as a key area for investment in a bid to tackle the global energy crisis and facilitate the green power transition.

16 November 2022

More GCs are pressuring firms to improve D&I efforts

A growing number of corporate legal departments in Latin America are evaluating their external counsel based on their commitment to diversity and inclusion, so law firms would do well to take stock – not only to keep clients happy, but also to stay competitive.

14 November 2022

Investors are increasingly looking to LatAm for opportunities

More private lending is driving infrastructure projects in Latin America and investors are particularly keen on energy assets with an ESG component, according to panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance.

11 November 2022

LACCA Diversity Survey: A look at the results

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Corporate legal departments are becoming increasingly diverse, but the level of ethnic diversity remains low and there continues to be a gap between large female workforces and male-dominated senior positions.

09 November 2022

Getting to the root of it

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

It’s clear that promoting diversity and inclusion has been high on the agenda for companies across Latin America, but representation of lawyers from black, indigenous or other minority ethnic groups remains low in legal departments.

09 November 2022

Holding firms to account

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

With more than a quarter of corporate legal departments in Latin America saying they have formal diversity policies in place for their external counsel hires, in-house lawyers are reinforcing their position to put pressure on the region’s law firms to improve their diversity and inclusion efforts.

09 November 2022

Making it to the top

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements can only go so far in promoting women’s access to leadership roles. LACCA takes a look at the importance of male allies and why instituting a culture of measurement and accountability is paramount to the advancement of women on their journey to the top.

09 November 2022

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