At the IBA’s 5th World Women Lawyers’ Conference in London last week, in-house lawyers debated whether preferential hiring is an appropriate strategy to further the progression of women in in-house careers.
As Mexico begins its investigation into alleged bribery by Wal-Mart, lawyers speculate as to how the scene is likely to play out. While some say the government will struggle to get results, others think the international attention will ensure the investigation is conducted thoroughly
As Mexico launches an investigation into alleged bribery by Wal-Mart, lawyers examine how corporations should handle FCPA investigations, and the implications for the world's largest retailer
Should you be giving cash bonuses to internal whistleblowers in your company to encourage compliance? LACCA investigates
Lobbying may remain a dirty word in Brazil, but nonetheless companies need to be able to interact with the government in an effective manner. LACCA looks at ways of making it work
Last month Pam Woldow, general counsel at Edge International, spoke to LACCA members in São Paulo about how to get a handle on law firms
Regulating the internet is proving a tough challenge for governments, leaving companies to form their own policies and procedures in a legislative black hole. LACCA hears from the in-house lawyers mitigating the risks and making the most of the internet
At the LACCA meeting in São Paulo, a group of top general counsel was formed to lobby government on Brazil’s new antitrust law, after members became concerned over the impact of some parts of the bill.
At last week’s LACCA meeting in São Paulo, a group was formed to present to government the companies’ perspective on the new antitrust law, particularly to try to prevent some parts, which would make life difficult for in-house counsel, being passed into law.
White Martins’ tax director for Latin America talks to LACCA about the challenges of working across borders in an ever-complex area
Steve Nackan, president of Canadian investor Aecon Group, talks to LACCA about the Quito International Airport dispute, which last week won a Latin Lawyer
Winner of the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Award for outbound investment, Cementos Argos’ international legal manager Juan Luis Munera talks to LACCA about the company’s