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AES Brasil hires from TozziniFreire
AES Brasil hires from TozziniFreire

AES Brasil hires from TozziniFreire

29 June 2012

Ana Carolina De Salles Freire is now legal director in the Brazilian subsidiary of global power company AES.

Brazil counsel swaps Whirlpool for Adidas
Brazil counsel swaps Whirlpool for Adidas

Brazil counsel swaps Whirlpool for Adidas

29 June 2012

Cristiane Ribeiro Barbosa Salomão has become a legal manager in the Brazilian headquarters of German sports clothes manufacturer Adidas in São Paulo.

Golden era for private equity in Latin America: dawn or dusk?
Golden era for private equity in Latin America: dawn or dusk?

Golden era for private equity in Latin America: dawn or dusk?

28 June 2012

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.

Capital markets partner returns to Tozzini
Capital markets partner returns to Tozzini

Capital markets partner returns to Tozzini

26 June 2012

TozziniFreire Advogados has re-hired a former partner to boost its capital markets and banking practices from Brazilian mining company Ferrous Resources.

Sony promotes in New York
Sony promotes in New York

Sony promotes in New York

26 June 2012

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.

Mexican bribery laws get new teeth
Mexican bribery laws get new teeth

Mexican bribery laws get new teeth

25 June 2012

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.

Hershey hires general counsel
Hershey hires general counsel

Hershey hires general counsel

25 June 2012

US-based chocolate manufacturer Hershey has hired Leslie M Turner, former chief legal officer for Coca-Cola North America, as its general counsel.

Refresh everything: PepsiCo rehires former GC
Refresh everything: PepsiCo rehires former GC

Refresh everything: PepsiCo rehires former GC

22 June 2012

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.

Speakers confirmed for Brazil retail conference
Speakers confirmed for Brazil retail conference

Speakers confirmed for Brazil retail conference

15 June 2012

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'.

Salog helps close “ground-breaking” project financing
Salog helps close “ground-breaking” project financing

Salog helps close “ground-breaking” project financing

13 June 2012

Maria del Pilar Vilela, attorney at Salog, talks us through the deal

Wal-Mart case shines spotlight on FCPA reform
Wal-Mart case shines spotlight on FCPA reform

Wal-Mart case shines spotlight on FCPA reform

08 June 2012

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

IDB hires new GC
IDB hires new GC

IDB hires new GC

01 June 2012

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has hired a new general counsel, who has spent the past five years in Costa Rica.