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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
After ten years at Baker & McKenzie, Valeria Chapa moved in-house to become Honeywell's general counsel for Latin America. Here she talks to Marieke Breijer, explaining what it's like to start afresh, and sets out her way forward
Dow Chemical has appointed an Argentine to head its legal department in Latin America.
José Romeu Garcia do Amaral, the former executive legal director at food producer JBS, has become the first business law partner in the São Paulo office of Rio de Janeiro-based firm Bichara, Barata, Costa & Rocha Advogados. Francisco de Assis e Silva remains the general counsel at JBS.
Former Noble Brasil general counsel has taken up a partner position at Felsberg, Pedretti e Mannrich Advogados e Consultores Legais.