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The man from Del Monte
The man from Del Monte

The man from Del Monte

12 October 2011

Phillip Brazlavsky, associate general counsel for Del Monte Fresh Produce, talks to Rosie Scammell about his team's work in Latin America

Diebold’s dozen
Diebold’s dozen

Diebold’s dozen

10 October 2011

Varlin Vissepo, corporate legal counsel at security systems corporation Diebold, talks to Rosie Scammell about the challenges of working in an era of purse-pinching

Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”
Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

03 October 2011

LACCA's regular consulant, Pam Woldow of Edge International continues her series on how to make LPM work, this time looking at transactional practices

Research reveals rise of in-house counsel
Research reveals rise of in-house counsel

Research reveals rise of in-house counsel

28 September 2011

A study published this month by the University of Oxford has revealed the changing power shift from law firms to in-house counsel, as well as the different types of external services providers becoming popular in the US and UK.

Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey
Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey

Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey

22 September 2011

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

LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector
LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector

LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector

16 September 2011

All in-house lawyers working throughout the region in the electricity sector are invited to join LACCA's dedicated networking group, which is being spearheaded by Martin Lythgoe, associate general counsel for Duke Energy.

The one man global legal department
The one man global legal department

The one man global legal department

10 August 2011

Providing in-house legal advice from what is officially an external position, for a company with offices strewn across the continents and time zones, what is that like? Armando Tirado, a Venezuelan working in London, talks to Marieke Breijer about these elements and how they shape his day-to-day life

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