Mexico’s Sánchez Devanny has elected Turenna Ramírez Ortiz as its new managing partner in Mexico City, which also makes her the first woman on the firm’s management committee.
Sánchez Devanny has helped IKANO Group, which operates IKEA’s business in Mexico, get a US$52 million green loan to build a furniture manufacturing plant in northeast Mexico.
Foreign businesses providing digital services to Mexican customers now face 16% VAT and new tax and compliance obligations. Lawyers discuss who exactly this new tax regime applies to and highlight what legal teams should be prioritising to overcome new hurdles.
With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Knowing which external lawyers to hire can be a challenge for GCs, particularly as the market continues to be increasingly competitive. The results from LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2020 research reveal some of Latin America’s best private practice lawyers as voted for by in-house counsel.
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.
Several Mexican firms have seen in the new year by strengthening their partner numbers.
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.
Fewer Latin American law firm associates feel positive about their salaries than they did a few years ago – and for good reason, as many pay packages are not rising above inflation. But despite meagre economic growth putting paid to increases, more associates rate their wages positively than negatively.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.