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A personal paper choice
A personal paper choice

A personal paper choice

19 October 2011

Sergio Ribeiro, general legal counsel at cigarette paper company Schweitzer-Mauduit International, speaks to Rosie Scammell about returning to the tobacco industry after a thirty year break

The man from Del Monte
The man from Del Monte

The man from Del Monte

12 October 2011

Phillip Brazlavsky, associate general counsel for Del Monte Fresh Produce, talks to Rosie Scammell about his team's work in Latin America

Diebold’s dozen
Diebold’s dozen

Diebold’s dozen

10 October 2011

Varlin Vissepo, corporate legal counsel at security systems corporation Diebold, talks to Rosie Scammell about the challenges of working in an era of purse-pinching

Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”
Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

03 October 2011

LACCA's regular consulant, Pam Woldow of Edge International continues her series on how to make LPM work, this time looking at transactional practices

A new approach to collaboration: legal project management
A new approach to collaboration: legal project management

A new approach to collaboration: legal project management

13 September 2011

In the first of a series of articles on legal project management, Pam Woldow of Edge International - who presents at both LACCA's annual regional meetings, in Miami and São Paulo - gives us her take on how to make LPM work

The one man global legal department
The one man global legal department

The one man global legal department

10 August 2011

Providing in-house legal advice from what is officially an external position, for a company with offices strewn across the continents and time zones, what is that like? Armando Tirado, a Venezuelan working in London, talks to Marieke Breijer about these elements and how they shape his day-to-day life

New and proven reserves
New and proven reserves

New and proven reserves

27 July 2011

Irrespective of a flurry of hires between law firms, the up-and-coming stars of the oil and gas bar in Rio de Janeiro are in-house counsel, finds Clare Bolton

A peek at Teva
A peek at Teva

A peek at Teva

27 July 2011

Earlier this year, Israeli company Teva, the world's largest generic drug maker, expanded its manufacturing business in Peru through the acquisition of Infarmasa. Here the company's country legal manager, Walter Cobos, talks to Marieke Breijer about his work and the company's consolidation in the Peruvian market.

BAT Man
BAT Man

BAT Man

13 July 2011

Marcio Fernandes is assistant general counsel to British American Tobacco, based in the group's central London offices. Here he talks to Marieke Breijer about why he enjoys the challenge of working with a controversial product in a largely unfriendly environment.

Bringing it together
Bringing it together

Bringing it together

05 July 2011

Martin Lythgoe, the new associate general counsel at Duke Energy International, talks to Marieke Breijer about how his role stands at the junction of the company's legal and business objectives

The new Paulistanos
The new Paulistanos

The new Paulistanos

10 June 2011

While moving a company's regional HQ to São Paulo may make sense from a business perspective, running a legal team from the city remains challenging, finds Clare Bolton

Legal fishing
Legal fishing

Legal fishing

02 June 2011

A flourishing yet precarious sector, Peru's multi-billion fishery industry is central to the Peruvian economy, where fishmeal is the second-largest export product after copper. Here Marieke Breijer talks to the legal team of Copeinca, one of the country's main fishmeal and fish oil producers