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Diversity Survey: Finding the balance

Latin American law firms are taking steps to promote greater gender equity, but progress at partner level continues to be frustratingly slow and firms must dig deeper to tackle unconscious bias in the talent pipeline in order to rebalance the scales.

08 December 2022

Diversity Survey: Onwards and upwards

There has been slow but steady improvement when it comes to the number of black and indigenous lawyers at the region’s leading firms, but much more can be done to boost change. Latin Lawyer speaks to practitioners in Brazil about why firms need to go beyond the stats and work together to break barriers and step outside of comfort zones.

07 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

Bunge and UPL harvest stake in Brazilian agribusiness

Veirano Advogados in São Paulo and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped US agribusiness Bunge and a subsidiary of Indian counterpart UPL acquire a joint minority stake in Brazilian soybean company Seedcorp.

25 November 2022

Multiple firms steer agritech funding round in Brazil

Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian start-up Agrolend raise 145 million reais (US$27 million) in a Series B funding round.

25 November 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in Q1&2 2022?

Law firms in Latin America were busy at work in the first half of 2022, despite global economic challenges. Latin Lawyer's Deal Tracker Report reveals which firms did the most deals across the region.

23 November 2022

Veirano fuels up offering with new energy partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has hired the former general counsel of local renewables company 2W Energia as partner, strengthening its energy and infrastructure offerings.

23 November 2022

Intelbras locks in US$95 million issuance

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Brazilian electrical components business Intelbras issue 500 million reais (US$95 million) worth of debt.

22 November 2022

Who are LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2023?

LACCA members have cast their votes. We take a look at which private practice lawyers have been identified as leaders in their field by Latin America’s in-house community.

03 November 2022

Who is in LACCA Approved 2023?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who Latin America’s leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes.

01 November 2022

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