Work Area: Law Department Management

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

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 bringing more clarity to the sector.

20 April 2020

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

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.

20 April 2020

Help clients avoid insolvency, and worse, in the covid-19 crisis

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

Covid-19 has left companies in hot water, with many falling behind on credit payments and commercial obligations. Law firms are busy keeping their clients’ businesses in the clear and trying to help them mitigate the financial problems covid-19 might cause.

09 April 2020

Give us concise information on covid-19, say GCs

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

It’s information overload for legal teams at the moment, who are being 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, Latin Lawyer finds out how law firms are communicating with clients during this unprecedented time, and what in-house counsel say is and isn’t appealing.

08 April 2020

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

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

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.

07 April 2020

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

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2019?

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 Latin America looking to stay afloat in troubled times.

07 April 2020

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

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

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 what is and isn’t working.

07 April 2020

Plan ahead: what labour measures companies should take amid covid-19

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

Covid-19 landed in Latin America on 26 February, bringing with it an onslaught of labour and employment issues for the region’s companies and workers. Latin America’s top in-house counsel are seeking the best advice from the region’s labour lawyers on how to handle their workforces in the wake of the crisis, as the evolving outbreak presents unique employment issues for businesses.

01 April 2020

Plan ahead: what labour lawyers are telling companies amid covid-19

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

Covid-19 landed in Latin America on 26 February, bringing with it an onslaught of labour and employment issues for the region’s companies and workers. Latin America’s top labour lawyers are now advising their clients on how to handle their workforces in the wake of the crisis, as the evolving outbreak presents unique employment issues for businesses.

27 March 2020

Collaboration in a crisis: managing workforces in the wake of covid-19

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

As the covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, Latin American companies are doing all they can to implement emergency contingency measures to effectively manage their workforce and keep business productivity flowing.

24 March 2020

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