Ana Carolina De Salles Freire is now legal director in the Brazilian subsidiary of global power company AES.
Cristiane Ribeiro Barbosa Salomão has become a legal manager in the Brazilian headquarters of German sports clothes manufacturer Adidas in São Paulo.
Speakers from the region’s leading law firms have confirmed their place at our third annual Private Equity Conference, being held in New York on 20 September, looking at whether Latin America can hold onto its reputation as the darling of the private equity industry.
TozziniFreire Advogados has re-hired a former partner to boost its capital markets and banking practices from Brazilian mining company Ferrous Resources.
In-house lawyer Mark Khalil is to become general counsel of the Sony Corporation of America – the US subsidiary of Japanese multinational, the Sony Corporation.
Mexico’s new anti-corruption law entered in to force this month as part of the government’s efforts to reduce bribery at a federal level and attract more investment to the country, even while the Wal-Mart bribery scandal continues to unfold.
US-based chocolate manufacturer Hershey has hired Leslie M Turner, former chief legal officer for Coca-Cola North America, as its general counsel.
Larry Thompson, a former US deputy attorney general, is to resume the position of general counsel in the multinational food and drink manufacturer PepsiCo next month.
CADE general superintendent Carlos Ragazzo, former CADE president Gesner Oliveira, São Paulo state attorney Roberto Pfeiffer and leading in-house counsel from Unilever, PepsiCo and Grupo Pão de Açúcar will be speaking in São Paulo on Thursday June 28th for a conference on 'Retail in transition -- defence of competition and consumer rights'.
Maria del Pilar Vilela, attorney at Salog, talks us through the deal
Should a company be able to claim a compliance defence in an FCPA investigation? Rosie Scammell looks at how the Wal-Mart case is deepening the debate for reform
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has hired a new general counsel, who has spent the past five years in Costa Rica.