Market: Bolivia

Making it count

Featured in Talent management 2019

Generation Y is often thought of as a tough nut for employers to crack, so it’s positive news for law firm managing partners that a good number of today’s associates have long-term ambitions at the firms they are in. But with so many lawyers having their heart set on becoming partner and only a certain number of spots available, how can firms maintain satisfaction levels among lawyers, whether they’re on the partnership track or not?

27 November 2019

What are law firms paying associates?

Featured in Talent management 2019

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.

26 November 2019

Lifetime Achievement Award: Fernando Aguirre

From self-exile, to partaking in clandestine governments, to helping establish democracy in Bolivia, Fernando Aguirre has redefined what it means to go above and beyond the conventional lawyer’s calling. Latin Lawyer speaks to one of this year’s two Lifetime Achievement Award winners to find out how he balanced his political life with private practice.

22 November 2019

Companies should set clear policies to combat regulatory grey areas, advise lawyers

Lack of regulation on how Latin American companies should accommodate employees suffering from health-related issues in and outside the workplace means employers should establish clear company-wide policies to avoid falling foul of discrimination claims, heard delegates at the sixth annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on 9 October in Miami.

24 October 2019

Unilever buys home-care portfolio from Bolivian company

Ferrere (Bolivia)and Beccar Varelain Buenos Aires have helped Unilever acquire the home- and personal-care business of Bolivian company Astrix.

03 October 2019

Ferrere in Bolivian loan from France to develop renewables

Ferrere (Bolivia) has helped the French development bank AFD sign a US$99 million credit agreement with the Bolivian government sign a to support the development of renewables in the country.

23 September 2019

Bolivia settles dispute over silver mine

Canada’s TriMetals Mining has reached a US$26 million settlement with Bolivia to satisfy an investment treaty award that held the state liable for nationalising a silver mining project targeted by protests from indigenous communities.

03 September 2019

Top economist Arminio Fraga to keynote Latin Lawyer M&A conference

Gavea Investimentos founding partner and Central Bank of Brazil former president Arminio Fraga will deliver the opening keynote at the upcoming Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A Conference, which takes place in São Paulo this November.

30 August 2019

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

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.  

28 August 2019

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

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.  

13 August 2019

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