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Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off
Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off

Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off

04 April 2012

Steve Nackan, president of Canadian investor Aecon Group, talks to LACCA about the Quito International Airport dispute, which last week won a Latin Lawyer

From Colombia to the world
From Colombia to the world

From Colombia to the world

04 April 2012

Winner of the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Award for outbound investment, Cementos Argos’ international legal manager Juan Luis Munera talks to LACCA about the company’s

“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year
“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year

“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year

04 April 2012

Colombia’s Grupo Sura’s acquisition of ING assets in five countries was named the M&A Deal of the Year by Latin Lawyer. Lina María López González led the bu...

Modernising Magnesita
Modernising Magnesita

Modernising Magnesita

16 March 2012

Since becoming GC of Magnesita at the age of 28, Luiz Gustavo Perrotti has spent the past four years turning the company into a multinational, and turning himself into a businessman

Developing the negative
Developing the negative

Developing the negative

02 March 2012

Looking through the legal lens of Kodak Latin America, LACCA examines the fallout from the company’s US bankruptcy filing

On an M&A mission
On an M&A mission

On an M&A mission

28 February 2012

Rosie Scammell talks to the in-house team at Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual about going through two major M&As in such a short space of time

A modern approach to law
A modern approach to law

A modern approach to law

16 February 2012

The only in-house lawyer at a museum in Brazil, Mariana Valente, talks to Rosie Scammell about defining the boundaries of an evolving area of law

Delta expands reach in LatAm
Delta expands reach in LatAm

Delta expands reach in LatAm

15 February 2012

This year customers of the US airline Delta will be able to fly to destinations across Brazil on one ticket, thanks to a deal late last year with airline Gol. Delta assistant GC Cathy Sams talks to Rosie Scammell about the airline’s ambitions in Latin America.

Starting from scratch: Sumitomo Brazil
Starting from scratch: Sumitomo Brazil

Starting from scratch: Sumitomo Brazil

07 February 2012

Six months into her role as legal manager at Sumitomo Brazil, the local arm of the Japanese business group, Fernanda Bayeux talks to Rosie Scammell about building the foundations of an in-house team

E-billing for efficiency
E-billing for efficiency

E-billing for efficiency

20 January 2012

With in-house counsel ever more focused on efficiency, any tool which can help them spot where money is being wasted seems to be good news – but are Latin American law firms ready for e-billing? Rosie Scammell reports

The UK Bribery Act: implications for business
The UK Bribery Act: implications for business

The UK Bribery Act: implications for business

20 January 2012

Regina Kuchle, legal affairs director for biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, explores the impact of the UK’s new legal framework to battle bribery

The price is right?
The price is right?

The price is right?

18 January 2012

LACCA has conducted its second annual fee survey, asking in-house counsel and law firms for their thoughts on rates in Latin America. Rosie Cresswell reports on the findings