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Should women GCs hire women over men?
Should women GCs hire women over men?

Should women GCs hire women over men?

03 May 2012

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.

Mexico faces fresh challenges in Wal-Mart investigation
Mexico faces fresh challenges in Wal-Mart investigation

Mexico faces fresh challenges in Wal-Mart investigation

02 May 2012

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

What now for Wal-Mart?
What now for Wal-Mart?

What now for Wal-Mart?

26 April 2012

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

The currency of compliance
The currency of compliance

The currency of compliance

25 April 2012

Should you be giving cash bonuses to internal whistleblowers in your company to encourage compliance? LACCA investigates

Getting to grips with government
Getting to grips with government

Getting to grips with government

20 April 2012

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

Getting the most out of firms
Getting the most out of firms

Getting the most out of firms

20 April 2012

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

Managing the online minefield
Managing the online minefield

Managing the online minefield

20 April 2012

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

LACCA São Paulo sparks evaluation of antitrust law
LACCA São Paulo sparks evaluation of antitrust law

LACCA São Paulo sparks evaluation of antitrust law

10 April 2012

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.

Join LACCA’s group to consult on new Brazilian antitrust law
Join LACCA’s group to consult on new Brazilian antitrust law

Join LACCA’s group to consult on new Brazilian antitrust law

05 April 2012

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.

A taxing time
A taxing time

A taxing time

05 April 2012

White Martins’ tax director for Latin America talks to LACCA about the challenges of working across borders in an ever-complex area

Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off
Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off

Dispute resolution helps Quito deal take off

04 April 2012

Steve Nackan, president of Canadian investor Aecon Group, talks to LACCA about the Quito International Airport dispute, which last week won a Latin Lawyer

From Colombia to the world
From Colombia to the world

From Colombia to the world

04 April 2012

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