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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

“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year
“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year

“It really was remarkable”: the GC view of the M&A of the Year

04 April 2012

Colombia’s Grupo Sura’s acquisition of ING assets in five countries was named the M&A Deal of the Year by Latin Lawyer. Lina María López González led the bu...

LACCA Sao Paulo meeting - last places available
LACCA Sao Paulo meeting - last places available

LACCA Sao Paulo meeting - last places available

20 March 2012

The LACCA meeting in São Paulo has a very few limited seats available for next Tuesday, 27 March - with 60+ GCs already confirmed, and topics ranging from crisis management, managing law firms, compliance, recruitment and retention, social media and more.

Modernising Magnesita
Modernising Magnesita

Modernising Magnesita

16 March 2012

Since becoming GC of Magnesita at the age of 28, Luiz Gustavo Perrotti has spent the past four years turning the company into a multinational, and turning himself into a businessman

States stand up to environmental obligations
States stand up to environmental obligations

States stand up to environmental obligations

08 March 2012

With little more than 100 days to go until Rio de Janeiro hosts the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, a leading British government lawyer has spoken on the importance of international compliance mechanisms in environment law.

Colombia increases average cartel fines by 200 per cent
Colombia increases average cartel fines by 200 per cent

Colombia increases average cartel fines by 200 per cent

06 March 2012

Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) has announced a sharp rise in the amounts it is fining companies found guilty of competition infringements, as well as an increase in the number of companies under investigation in the country.

Developing the negative
Developing the negative

Developing the negative

02 March 2012

Looking through the legal lens of Kodak Latin America, LACCA examines the fallout from the company’s US bankruptcy filing

Yara hires new LatAm legal head
Yara hires new LatAm legal head

Yara hires new LatAm legal head

24 February 2012

Chemical company Yara International has created a new legal role in São Paulo, a sign of the growing importance of Latin America to the Norwegian corporation.

LACCA comes to Colombia
LACCA comes to Colombia

LACCA comes to Colombia

16 February 2012

It is now less than four weeks to go until LACCA's morning meeting in Bogotá, which will bring in-house counsel together to discuss the key issues affecting corporate counsel in 2012.

TOTVS hires new GC
TOTVS hires new GC

TOTVS hires new GC

16 February 2012

This week Brazilian software company TOTVS hired a new general counsel, who moved across from mining and construction manufacturer ESCO.

A modern approach to law
A modern approach to law

A modern approach to law

16 February 2012

The only in-house lawyer at a museum in Brazil, Mariana Valente, talks to Rosie Scammell about defining the boundaries of an evolving area of law

Delta expands reach in LatAm
Delta expands reach in LatAm

Delta expands reach in LatAm

15 February 2012

This year customers of the US airline Delta will be able to fly to destinations across Brazil on one ticket, thanks to a deal late last year with airline Gol. Delta assistant GC Cathy Sams talks to Rosie Scammell about the airline’s ambitions in Latin America.