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What travel restrictions do Argentina and Brazil face right now?
What travel restrictions do Argentina and Brazil face right now?

What travel restrictions do Argentina and Brazil face right now?

04 May 2020

The covid-19 crisis has led to a dramatic downturn in global mobility. LACCA asked member firms of Ius Laboris, the world’s largest HR and employment law firm alliance, to provide guidance on the pandemic’s impact on travel, global mobility and immigration for businesses in Brazil and Argentina.

A catch up with Brazilian NGO Abrate's new ethics head
A catch up with Brazilian NGO Abrate's new ethics head

A catch up with Brazilian NGO Abrate's new ethics head

04 May 2020

Just two years into his role as legal head at Brazilian transmission group Quantum, Filipe de Aguiar Vasconcelos Carneiro has become president of the ethics and integrity committee at the Brazilian Association of Electric Energy Transmission (Abrate). He tells LACCA why transmission companies need to take compliance seriously and how they ...

Cyber threats in the time of covid-19
Cyber threats in the time of covid-19

Cyber threats in the time of covid-19

20 April 2020

Technologies that foster remote working are having a moment. The covid-19 pandemic means most of us are working from home, with lawyers relying on online communication platforms to contact colleagues and clients. Within this era of remote working, tech threats loom larger than ever. GCs across the region must ensure their employees, busine...

Latin America's tourism sector grounded amid pandemic
Latin America's tourism sector grounded amid pandemic

Latin America's tourism sector grounded amid pandemic

20 April 2020

During what is usually high season for the industry, LACCA finds out how legal teams in Latin America’s tourism and hospitality sector are coping with the covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19’s worst case scenario for workforces: closures and mass layoffs
Covid-19’s worst case scenario for workforces: closures and mass layoffs

Covid-19’s worst case scenario for workforces: closures and mass layoffs

20 April 2020

The covid-19 pandemic is throwing up a harsh reality for companies and GCs, which are having to consider an increasingly drastic set of options to handle the changes the crisis might make to their businesses and workforces. Closures and mass layoffs are looming large for many companies, and GCs are seeking out the best advice from their ex...

Time for a rethink? The insurance industry faces up to covid-19
Time for a rethink? The insurance industry faces up to covid-19

Time for a rethink? The insurance industry faces up to covid-19

20 April 2020

The covid-19 outbreak puts insurance companies in the delicate position of balancing a huge claims load with their own capital and solvency stability. So far, there is also considerable uncertainty about whether insurance policies cover losses caused by the pandemic, with governments across the region considering issuing regulations aimed at bri...

Calling all GCs: complete LACCA's survey on covid-19 business risks
Calling all GCs: complete LACCA's survey on covid-19 business risks

Calling all GCs: complete LACCA's survey on covid-19 business risks

20 April 2020

LACCA invites its readers to fill out a short survey on what business risks GCs and their legal teams are facing during this global public health crisis.

Avoiding insolvency, and worse, in the covid-19 crisis
Avoiding insolvency, and worse, in the covid-19 crisis

Avoiding insolvency, and worse, in the covid-19 crisis

07 April 2020

Covid-19 has left companies in hot water, with many falling behind on credit payments and commercial obligations. LACCA considers how legal departments can keep their businesses in the clear and try to mitigate the financial problems covid-19 might cause their companies.

Treading deep waters: international firms remain key in times of trouble
Treading deep waters: international firms remain key in times of trouble

Treading deep waters: international firms remain key in times of trouble

07 April 2020

During crises, companies in Latin America have historically had to take precautionary measures to sustain their business. As part of LACCA’s landmark research into Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies, Eloise Hardy investigates why international firms are the first port of call for many multinationals in Lati...

Give us concise information on covid-19, say GCs to external counsel
Give us concise information on covid-19, say GCs to external counsel

Give us concise information on covid-19, say GCs to external counsel

07 April 2020

It’s information overload for legal teams at the moment, who are inundated with guidance from external counsel on how to handle operations amid the covid-19 crisis. As governments race to push through fresh legislation each day, LACCA finds out how in-house counsel and law firms are communicating during this unprecedented time, and w...

LACCA Approved – vote for your favourite private practice lawyer now!
LACCA Approved – vote for your favourite private practice lawyer now!

LACCA Approved – vote for your favourite private practice lawyer now!

07 April 2020

The time has come to update our list of the region’s favourite private practice lawyers.

Latin Lawyer 250 2020 now live
Latin Lawyer 250 2020 now live

Latin Lawyer 250 2020 now live

07 April 2020

The 22nd edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 is now available online, fully revised and updated.