Anti-corruption lawyers meet for investigations summit in São Paulo

Legal practitioners from across Latin America and the US have returned to São Paulo for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s 10th anti-corruption conference, which highlighted the progress made throughout the region in fighting white-collar crime and the importance of cross-border cooperation.

20 October 2022

LACCA São Paulo: Dealing with a crisis

In a look back at LACCA São Paulo, speakers share their top tips on how to manage an unforeseen crisis.

06 October 2022

LACCA São Paulo: Top tips for managing teams across borders

Speakers from LACCA’s event in São Paulo earlier this year outline how best to manage teams across jurisdictions and in different hybrid working models.

06 October 2022

Labour lawyers meet in Miami to discuss regional trends

The growing importance of ESG principals are influencing the evolution of labour law in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Labour and Employment held yesterday in Miami.

29 September 2022

PE lawyers gather in New York to discuss latest LatAm trends

Regional uncertainty and geopolitical events are breeding opportunities for private equity investment in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity held in New York last week.

26 September 2022

Chile's rejection of new constitution is good news for business, say lawyers

Latin Lawyer spoke to partners and associates at Chilean law firms about what the ‘no’ vote means for the market and what comes next for the Latin American nation.

14 September 2022

The perks of mindful business in the ESG era

Companies in Latin America need to rethink the ways in which they manage their human rights obligations and respond to the growing pressure, or they will likely face more ESG-related disputes, according to the region’s leading arbitration lawyers.

23 August 2022

AMLO’s empty promises fail to curb corruption

Despite campaign pledges to combat corruption, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not delivered on his promises. The government’s inaction has promoted a continuing feeling of mistrust in the country’s anti-corruption authorities and left foreign players hesitant to invest, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico City.

19 August 2022

Managing law firms in a crisis: all hands on deck

Law firms navigated uncertain waters with exceptional poise during the covid-19 pandemic. However, it is no longer about survival; it’s about thriving. Firms may have managed to tread water thus far, but as new challenges emerge, legal strategies need to undergo a substantial transformation if they are to take advantage of new opportunities presented by the crisis, heard attendees at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Leadership meeting in São Paulo.

17 August 2022

Colombian firms brace for first left-wing government

As the Andean nation inaugurates Gustavo Petro as its first-ever leftist president, Colombian law firms are preparing for radical changes in the energy sector, as well as tax reform and an increased focus on climate change and ESG.

08 August 2022

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