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Companies versus employees: managing tensions in investigations
Companies versus employees: managing tensions in investigations

Companies versus employees: managing tensions in investigations

09 December 2019

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.

Several firms in multijurisdictional tech services deal
Several firms in multijurisdictional tech services deal

Several firms in multijurisdictional tech services deal

29 November 2019

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.

A balancing act
A balancing act

A balancing act

28 November 2019

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists
Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists

Green bonds raise securities’ prices but require faith, say panellists

28 November 2019

Green and social responsibility bonds can drive up pricing and even company share value, but can also incur higher transaction costs – meaning companies considering issuing them must share the same values to be confident the bonds will pay off,  heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets conference – which took place on 19 November in São Paulo.

Outline role of boards in investigations before they happen, hear delegates
Outline role of boards in investigations before they happen, hear delegates

Outline role of boards in investigations before they happen, hear delegates

28 November 2019

Latin American companies should outline clear procedures setting out in advance what role boards should play in company investigations if they arise, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held last month in São Paulo.

How to combat discrimination in the workplace
How to combat discrimination in the workplace

How to combat discrimination in the workplace

25 November 2019

Diversity has not always been a top priority at many Latin American companies, but times are changing. More and more businesses have an increasingly diversified workforce. As a result, employers need to be more receptive to the challenges a more diverse workforce can face – or risk consequences down the line. Panellists at Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Labour & Employment – which took place in Miami in October – discussed issues facing today’s evolving workforce and how businesses can adapt.

Latin Lawyer’s Capital Markets Conference São Paulo – in-house counsel go free!
Latin Lawyer’s Capital Markets Conference São Paulo – in-house counsel go free!

Latin Lawyer’s Capital Markets Conference São Paulo – in-house counsel go free!

11 November 2019

In-house counsel and government representatives are invited to attend Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Capital Markets Conference on Tuesday 19 November in São Paulo, where panellists will assess the role of legal departments in public companies, among other topics.

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates
Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

Argentine politics could change anti-graft investigations, hear delegates

31 October 2019

Argentina’s high-profile Cuadernos graft scandal might change its course under a new government, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 7th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations, held earlier this month in São Paulo.

Speakers from Itaú, Embraer, YPF, Suzano and more confirmed for Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets
Speakers from Itaú, Embraer, YPF, Suzano and more confirmed for Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets

Speakers from Itaú, Embraer, YPF, Suzano and more confirmed for Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets

31 October 2019

In-house lawyers from investment bank Itaú BBA, aircraft manufacturer Embraer, Argentina’s YPF and Latin America’s largest pulp and paper company, Suzano, are set to speak at Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets Conference, on Tuesday 19 November in São Paulo.

Brazilian financial software company makes follow-on offer
Brazilian financial software company makes follow-on offer

Brazilian financial software company makes follow-on offer

22 October 2019

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and São Paulo and TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have helped financial markets technology provider Sinqia raise 362 million reais (US$88 million) in a follow-on offering.