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Participate in Latin Lawyer's environmental survey
Participate in Latin Lawyer's environmental survey

Participate in Latin Lawyer's environmental survey

01 August 2011

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

Headhunter announces Mexico pay range for GCs
Headhunter announces Mexico pay range for GCs

Headhunter announces Mexico pay range for GCs

28 July 2011

A recruitment company has published a survey of the range of pay for general counsel and other members of the in-house team in Mexico – while another US survey has shown GC pay recovering from the recession.

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.

Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions
Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions

Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions

02 June 2011

The International Bar Association (IBA) recently invited some leading in-house counsel working in Latin America to address an audience of IBA members at two events in the region, and the speakers had some useful insights to offer both in-house and law firm lawyers.

Inside a Brazilian private equity fund
Inside a Brazilian private equity fund

Inside a Brazilian private equity fund

02 June 2011

Marieke Breijer talks to Marcos Lucena, a lawyer as well as a senior investment analyst at Mercatto Capital Partners in Brazil, about the balance between responsibilities in his dual role

No dull ambition
No dull ambition

No dull ambition

02 June 2011

After ten years at Baker & McKenzie, Valeria Chapa moved in-house to become Honeywell's general counsel for Latin America. Here she talks to Marieke Breijer, explaining what it's like to start afresh, and sets out her way forward

Dow appoints new LatAm GC
Dow appoints new LatAm GC

Dow appoints new LatAm GC

25 May 2011

Dow Chemical has appointed an Argentine to head its legal department in Latin America.

JBS in-house leaves for private practice
JBS in-house leaves for private practice

JBS in-house leaves for private practice

07 May 2011

José Romeu Garcia do Amaral, the former executive legal director at food producer JBS, has become the first business law partner in the São Paulo office of Rio de Janeiro-based firm Bichara, Barata, Costa & Rocha Advogados. Francisco de Assis e Silva remains the general counsel at JBS.

Former Noble counsel moves to Felsberg
Former Noble counsel moves to Felsberg

Former Noble counsel moves to Felsberg

26 April 2011

Former Noble Brasil general counsel has taken up a partner position at Felsberg, Pedretti e Mannrich Advogados e Consultores Legais.

The lawyers who like to say 'yes'
The lawyers who like to say 'yes'

The lawyers who like to say 'yes'

18 April 2011

Finding a safe and successful route for business is the key for being at the heart of your company, concluded Latin American Corporate Counsel Association members at recent meetings in Buenos Aires, Lima and São Paulo. Marieke Breijer and Clare Bolton report

LACCA Buenos Aires - meeting report
LACCA Buenos Aires - meeting report

LACCA Buenos Aires - meeting report

18 April 2011

A recent Latin American Corporate Counsel Association event in Argentina looked at how a competitive marketplace has kept prices down, and the problems with outsourcing

Cementing success
Cementing success

Cementing success

18 April 2011

Luciana de Morais Ferreira joined Lafarge as general counsel for Brazil last December, after 13 years as in-house counsel to mining company Vale. Here she talks to Marieke Breijer about her first three months at the world's largest cement producer and her plans for its Brazilian in-house team.