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Regulatory compliance ranked highest risk for legal teams

LACCA’s Legal Department Priorities Survey 2022 reveals that regulatory compliance presents the biggest risk area for Latin America’s legal teams, but technology and innovation and political instability are also a top concern.

11 January 2022

Banco Next hires new managing counsel

Digital bank Banco Next has hired Dimitri Queiroz as the company’s new managing legal counsel. He speaks to LACCA about the need to provide fast and creative solutions in Brazil’s booming fintech scene.

11 January 2022

LACCA Awards – voting now open!

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association will honour the very best of the regional in-house community this year during the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year awards ceremony. Nominate your favourite general counsel and legal departments.

11 January 2022

Data privacy is paramount amid fintech boom, says Rabobank’s new LatAm counsel

Fábio Aspis tells LACCA why LGPD compliance will be top of the agenda in his new role as regional data privacy counsel to Dutch finance group Rabobank, while he also unveils how Latin America’s ongoing fintech revolution is prompting in-house data privacy counsel to keep their finger firmly on the pulse.

11 January 2022

Hogan Lovells nabs LatAm partner from Jones Day

Hogan Lovells LLP has bolstered its projects and infrastructure offering by hiring a partner with extensive Latin American experience from Jones Day, which recently appointed a new M&A partner focused on the region.

11 January 2022

France's Vinci buys LatAm assets in US$6.2 billion energy tie-up

Construction company Vinci has enlisted Cuatrecasas offices in Spain, Chile, Mexico and Peru and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Paris to finalise its joint venture with Spanish counterpart ACS in a deal worth up to 5.5 billion euros (US$6.2 billion), handing the French buyer several Latin American energy projects.

11 January 2022

Revisit Latin Lawyer’s Project Finance conference

Latin Lawyer Connect: Project Finance 2021 is now available to watch in full online. Daniel Bartfeld and Carolina Walther-Meade from Milbank and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados partner Pablo Sorj co-chaired the event.

11 January 2022

Petrobras to sell shares in Braskem with follow-on offering

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian conglomerate Novonor plan a follow-on share offering with state-run oil company Petrobras, as the latter decided to sell its stake in local petrochemical producer Braskem.

11 January 2022

Uruguayan real estate company raises funds for gated community

Bado Kuster Zerbino & Rachetti has helped Uruguayan real estate investor La Tahona Inversiones issue notes worth US$40 million to finance the construction of four gated communities in Montevideo.

11 January 2022

Peruvian bank obtains IDB Invest financing to back SMEs

IDB Invest has hired Garrigues (Peru) to lend US$25 million to Peruvian bank Caja Municipal de Ahorro y Crédito Cusco.

11 January 2022

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