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Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados for its efforts to hire more transgender people.

27 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Brazilian firms brace for the return of Lula

With Lula’s return to office, lawyers remain optimistic about investment activity despite a highly divided Brazil and expect a busy year for tax if a sought-after reform takes place, as well as uptick in work related to environmental law and ESG.

03 January 2023

MercadoLibre joins App Store complainants

South America’s largest online marketplace MercadoLibre has complained to the Brazilian and Mexican competition authorities that Apple imposes unlawful restrictions on digital retailers.

21 December 2022

Brazil’s AI commission presents regulation proposal to Senate

A commission tasked with drafting Brazil’s artificial intelligence (AI) regulations has concluded its proposal, which outlines a risk-based approach, the creation of an authority with enforcement powers and a range of rights for individuals affected by AI systems.

16 December 2022

Ultragaz goes greener with Brazilian energy buy

Mattos Filho has helped Brazil’s Ultragaz enter the compressed natural gas (CNG) market by buying local business NEOgás for 165 million reais (US$32 million).

09 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

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

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

KPMG expands ESG offering in Brazil with consultancy buy

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental, social and governance (ESG) consultancy Resultante sell its business to KPMG.

03 November 2022

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