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Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017
Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

13 March 2017

Latin American law firms continue to grow, reporting promotions in a broad range of practice areas.

Jaime Carey becomes first Chilean IBA legal practice chair
Jaime Carey becomes first Chilean IBA legal practice chair

Jaime Carey becomes first Chilean IBA legal practice chair

17 November 2016

Jaime Carey’s appointment as chair of the IBA Legal Practice Division (LPD) is thought to be the highest-ranking position held by a Chilean lawyer at the association.

Labour laws could change as pink tide ebbs
Labour laws could change as pink tide ebbs

Labour laws could change as pink tide ebbs

04 October 2016

Argentina and Brazil have both moved away from leftist governments, presenting adjustments to their employment laws, but Venezuela’s protectionist labour regulations show no sign of changing, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 3rd annual labour and employment conference, held last week in Miami.

Argentine govt advisor to discuss ideological shift at Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference
Argentine govt advisor to discuss ideological shift at Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference

Argentine govt advisor to discuss ideological shift at Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference

26 September 2016

A special senior advisor to Argentina’s ministry of justice and human rights will discuss the country’s movement away from socialism and its implications for labour laws, at Latin Lawyer’s 3rd Labour and Employment conference, to be held on Wednesday in Miami.

Ten days until Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference
Ten days until Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference

Ten days until Latin Lawyer’s Labour & Employment conference

19 September 2016

There is just over a week to go before Latin Lawyer’s 3rd Labour and Employment conference, which will be held in Miami on 28 September.

Early-bird tickets for Latin Lawyer's Labour & Employment conference end Friday
Early-bird tickets for Latin Lawyer's Labour & Employment conference end Friday

Early-bird tickets for Latin Lawyer's Labour & Employment conference end Friday

16 August 2016

A super early booking rate for Latin Lawyer’s 3rd Labour & Employment conference, to be held in Miami on 28 September, expires on Friday.

Hoet Peláez expands partnership
Hoet Peláez expands partnership

Hoet Peláez expands partnership

12 August 2016

Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque has promoted an IP partner, continuing a rare promotion spree amid Venezuela's deepening political and economic malaise.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Venezuela

23 March 2016

As we round up our tour of the region’s legal markets following the publication of the 18th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, today we look at Venezuela.

Pro bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela
Pro bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela

Pro bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela

01 March 2016

Latin Lawyer’s 10th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela (Provene).

Maduro imposes new measures under economic emergency
Maduro imposes new measures under economic emergency

Maduro imposes new measures under economic emergency

23 February 2016

Venezuela’s president has used decree powers to raise fuel prices for the first time in two decades and devalue the bolívar, after the legislature’s decision not to grant him emergency powers was overturned, as the country edges closer to sovereign default.