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Welcome LACCA new members
Welcome LACCA new members

Welcome LACCA new members

25 October 2011

LACCA would like to welcome this month’s new members, from Rabobank, Royal&Sun Alliance, Pfizer, AEI, Delphi, Proctor & Gamble, Citibank, and more.

LACCA Miami – meeting report
LACCA Miami – meeting report

LACCA Miami – meeting report

25 October 2011

LACCA's regional meeting in Miami featured 40 general counsel from across the region, and a lively discussion across a range of topics. Clare Bolton and Rosie Scammell report

Aché hires new legal affairs head
Aché hires new legal affairs head

Aché hires new legal affairs head

21 October 2011

Brazilian pharmaceutical company Aché has hired a new legal affairs director in São Paulo.

LACCA meetings in Caracas and Panama - reserve your place now
LACCA meetings in Caracas and Panama - reserve your place now

LACCA meetings in Caracas and Panama - reserve your place now

20 October 2011

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association is holding meetings in Caracas on 9 November and in Panama, for all Central American members, on 9 December. Reserve your place now.

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

Research reveals rise of in-house counsel
Research reveals rise of in-house counsel

Research reveals rise of in-house counsel

28 September 2011

A study published this month by the University of Oxford has revealed the changing power shift from law firms to in-house counsel, as well as the different types of external services providers becoming popular in the US and UK.

Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey
Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey

Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey

22 September 2011

LACCA's sister publication, Latin Lawyer, is conducting a survey to find the region's leading labour lawyers. Read on to find out how to participate

LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector
LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector

LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector

16 September 2011

All in-house lawyers working throughout the region in the electricity sector are invited to join LACCA's dedicated networking group, which is being spearheaded by Martin Lythgoe, associate general counsel for Duke Energy.

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