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.
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...
LACCA’s annual Argentina meeting will be held on Wednesday 23 May at the Marriott Plaza Hotel.
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.
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.
US tracking and recovery systems provider Lojack has appointed as general counsel Jose Oxholm Uribe, formerly associate general counsel at Goodyear in São Paulo.
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
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
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 ...