Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
Digital platforms like WhatsApp have transformed the way workers – and societies – communicate. Now it’s time unions embrace new technology and hit the reset button on a system that is failing to engage with younger workers, according to Ruben Cortiña, president of UNI Global Union.
Just a month after leaving her senior associate position at Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, Lucila Escriña tells LACCA that she hopes to tackle complex legal issues in the biopharmaceutical sector – including IP regulation and product registration – in her new role.
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) have helped a Peruvian subsidiary of Argentina’s Navent Group obtain acquisition financing to buy assets from Peru’s oldest newspaper, El Comercio.
In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.
US firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados and Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires have helped US content delivery network Akamai purchase Latin American counterpart Exceda.
From social unrest to political shifts, a growing number of Latin American countries are making headlines across the world. Panellists at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets conference – which took place on 19 November in São Paulo – said volatility occurring both inside and outside countries’ borders was also creating a new paradigm for doing business in the region.
A transcript from Latin Lawyer Live Private Equity, which took place in New York in October, is now available to read online.
Lack of regulation on how Latin American companies should accommodate employees suffering from health-related issues in and outside the workplace means employers should establish clear company-wide policies to avoid falling foul of discrimination claims, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on 9 October in Miami.
Political instability and an overarching shift to the left in parts of Latin America are bringing uncertainty for employers in the region, but there are signs of economic strength in some areas, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Wednesday in Miami.