Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Getting to the root of it

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

It’s clear that promoting diversity and inclusion has been high on the agenda for companies across Latin America, but representation of lawyers from black, indigenous or other minority ethnic groups remains low in legal departments.

09 November 2022

Holding firms to account

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

With more than a quarter of corporate legal departments in Latin America saying they have formal diversity policies in place for their external counsel hires, in-house lawyers are reinforcing their position to put pressure on the region’s law firms to improve their diversity and inclusion efforts.

09 November 2022

Making it to the top

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements can only go so far in promoting women’s access to leadership roles. LACCA takes a look at the importance of male allies and why instituting a culture of measurement and accountability is paramount to the advancement of women on their journey to the top.

09 November 2022

Q&A: Aline de Menezes Santos

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

UBS general counsel Aline de Menezes Santos speaks to LACCA about the status of diversity and inclusion initiatives in Brazil, her experience in the male-dominated world of GCs and the role played by legal departments in creating and implementing successful diversity programmes.

09 November 2022

LATAM completes Chapter 11

A slew of US and Latin American firms have helped LATAM Airlines exit from its Chapter 11 proceedings, putting an end to a landmark cross-border restructuring that began over two years ago.

09 November 2022

Multilateral cooperation drives LatAm anti-corruption enforcement

Multilateral cooperation across borders has significantly boosted anti-corruption enforcement efforts in Latin America, according to panellists at Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s 10th anti-corruption conference in São Paulo.

09 November 2022

Gómez-Pinzón helps consortium win Medellín metro contract

Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón has helped a Hong Kong-Portuguese consortium win the rights to build a metro line in the city of Medellín, a contract worth US$439 million.

09 November 2022

CMPC calls on Cuatrecasas for US$250 million green bonds

Paper company CMPC has enlisted Cuatrecasas (Chile) to make a placement of green bonds worth US$250 million.

09 November 2022

Bronstein Zilberberg and Fialho Salles in Brazilian start-up buy

Brazilian data analytics start-up Cortex has enlisted Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados to acquire local counterpart Geofusion.

09 November 2022

Natura’s first CRI offering features Trench Rossi and Lefosse

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Brazilian cosmetics group Natura raise 1 billion reais (US$193 million) in its first issuance of real estate receivables certificates (CRIs).

09 November 2022

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