Companies such as Uber with disruptive business models can often find themselves at the centre of media, government and labour scandals – as a result, litigation counsel must always have solutions, not just strategies, at their fingertips to maintain the company’s operations. Sandra Monroy, recipient of this year’s...
Many jurisdictions in Latin America still have nascent data privacy regulations, so it’s up to companies to create their own internal policies when it comes to protecting information. Panellists at LACCA’s regional meeting in Miami discussed how businesses should balance the tension between an employee’s right to privacy and the right of the emp...
Having successfully led more than 30 M&A transactions, two VAT financings deals, and the first South American ESG credit deal for renewables company Acciona in Chile, LACCA’s Dealmaker of the Year Fernando Beguiristáin speaks to Eloise Hardy about his work helping to expand the company’s portfolio in Latin America and establishing the business a...
Felipe Olivares Mercado tells LACCA about how he helped set up Acciona’s activities in Chile and his love for seeing legal projects through to the end.
Silvia Fiszman tells LACCA about keeping up-to-date with new developments in the renewable energy sector and helping her company operate as sustainably as possible.
Amid the rapid expansion of Puma Energy’s operations in Latin America, Adrian Carrillo has emerged as a rising star in the in-house community and earned himself the title of Legal Counsel of the Year at this year’s LACCA Awards.
Antonio Godoy, legal executive manager at global food company BRF in Brazil tells LACCA about the legal uncertainty caused by Brazil’s regulatory environment.
José Antonio Medrano tells LACCA about the diverse and daily challenges he faces at agro-industrial multinational Corporación Multi Inversiones, and why Guatemalans must change their attitudes towards compliance.
Jorge Luis Real tells LACCA about facing off regulatory difficulties in the Panamanian banking sector and the importance of mapping legal risks.
LACCA interviews new member Aline Assis Coloni about the special projects her department has been focused on, as well as the institutional gender bias she has worked against throughout her career.
Thiago Medeiros Braga tells LACCA about how Bayer’s matter management system has improved efficiency in his department and why the best in-house counsel are those that continuously learn on the job.
Letícia Bressan tells LACCA about the huge breadth of responsibilities she has in her role, and how mitigating the risks a company faces is the bread and butter of any in-house lawyer.