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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.

LACCA meeting exposes anxiety in Argentina
LACCA meeting exposes anxiety in Argentina

LACCA meeting exposes anxiety in Argentina

01 June 2012

Last week’s meeting of LACCA’s Buenos Aires chapter painted a sombre picture of business conditions in the country. Last year’s meeting had been negative enough, but in the wake of the re-nationalisation – ‘confiscation’ was the preferred term around the table – of YPF, continued difficulties with foreign exchange and ongoing disruptions in t...

Five days until LACCA Buenos Aires
Five days until LACCA Buenos Aires

Five days until LACCA Buenos Aires

18 May 2012

LACCA’s annual Argentina meeting will be held on Wednesday 23 May at the Marriott Plaza Hotel.

LACCA launches lawyer recommendation survey
LACCA launches lawyer recommendation survey

LACCA launches lawyer recommendation survey

18 May 2012

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has launched a new initiative, to allow members to recommend counsel they trust to the rest of the membership.

UK considers US-style plea bargain on corporate crimes
UK considers US-style plea bargain on corporate crimes

UK considers US-style plea bargain on corporate crimes

18 May 2012

Companies with a commercial link to the UK which are suspected of corporate wrongdoing, such as bribery or fraud, may be able to plea bargain with prosecutors under new plans announced by the Attorney General’s office yesterday.

Lojack hires new general counsel
Lojack hires new general counsel

Lojack hires new general counsel

18 May 2012

US tracking and recovery systems provider Lojack has appointed as general counsel Jose Oxholm Uribe, formerly associate general counsel at Goodyear in São Paulo.

Freeing the market
Freeing the market

Freeing the market

18 May 2012

Jacobo Cohen Imach, GC at MercadoLibre, the largest online trading platform in Latin America, discusses the requirements of his role and how the region is at a 'tipping point' for legislation of e-commerce

Tactics to secure talent
Tactics to secure talent

Tactics to secure talent

16 May 2012

Brazil’s boom years have helped the country position itself as a centre for international business, although such a rapid rise has made it increasingly difficult to fill in-house positions. Rosie Scammell looks at how general counsels can keep up

Poring over external providers
Poring over external providers

Poring over external providers

14 May 2012

Weathering storms, floods and strikes, a team of Godoy Cordoba lawyers spent most of the last year travelling around the country to help Ecopetrol in conducting its first-ever labour audit of third party and other service providers. Here they tell Marieke Breijer of the efforts that went into organising a compliance assessment for one of the ...