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Baker McKenzie partner and Japan desk head join Monterrey firm

Monterrey-based firm Fegamo & Vasaf has hired a group of lawyers from Baker McKenzie (Mexico), including a labour partner and the head of the firm’s Japan desk, just a few months after merging with another local outfit.

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Features

Peru gets tough on workplace sexual harassment

Updates to Peru’s regulatory framework passed last year have redefined what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace and imposed new responsibilities on employers to crack down on unwanted sexual advances at work. Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados partner José Balta considers how companies are adapting to the new rules.

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

Strategy & management

Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19

Covid-19 landed in Latin America on 26 February, bringing with it an onslaught of labour and employment issues for the region’s companies and workers. Latin America’s top labour lawyers are now advising their clients on how to handle their workforces in the wake of the crisis, as the evolving outbreak presents unique employment issues for businesses.

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