Topic: ESG

Speakers from UBS and CVM to attend ACI summit in Brazil

The compliance head at Brazilian investment bank UBS and the commissioner of Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) will speak at Latin Lawyer and GIR Live: Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil next month.

04 September 2023

Ianda Lopes revs up Uber Brazil as new GC

Uber Brazil’s new general counsel has set the wheels of its legal department in motion like never before. In an interview with LACCA, Ianda Lopes explores the role Uber plays in supporting Brazil’s gig economy, ways that artificial intelligence can complement human talent and making diversity a priority when choosing external counsel.

31 August 2023

Sánchez Devanny adds environmental head

Mexican firm Sánchez Devanny has recruited a senior associate from Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton as partner and head of its environmental practice, who will also lead the firm's ESG work.

25 August 2023

China and LatAm: is anything standing in the way?

Latin America is awash with new business opportunities as China warms back up to the international market following a shutdown during the covid-19 pandemic. Excitement at many law firms across the region is palpable, with China’s pioneering advances in technology, penchant for long-term investments and unique way of negotiating deals forcing lawyers to innovate like never before.

07 August 2023

Familiar firms return for Chile’s US$2.2 billion sustainable offering

The Republic of Chile has enlisted Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago to issue its first peso-denominated sustainability-linked offering, raising 1.75 trillion pesos (US$2.2 billion).

02 August 2023

ESG: Keeping it real

In-house lawyers must coordinate strong alliances with marketing departments to help companies prioritise transparent communication as they navigate the minefield of ESG risks, said panellists at this year’s LACCA Live: São Paulo.

31 July 2023

The Rise of ESG as a Social Pillar in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Fourth Edition

Latin American economies suffered more from the pandemic than the rest of the Western world. Against this backdrop, there is now an increased focus on ESG practices in the region to help guide corporate decision-making and manage risk, including a company’s impact on employees and other stakeholders.

25 July 2023

Compliance as the Foundation for ESG Oversight

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Fourth Edition

In a post-pandemic world, ESG challenges are more visible than ever. The lack of an internationally harmonised approach to these problems has encouraged stakeholders in Latin America to develop compliance programmes to identify the most critical ESG risks.

25 July 2023

Watch: ESG Initiative of the Year winner Pinheiro Neto

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados received Latin Lawyer’s inaugural ESG award in May in recognition of the firm’s sustainability and socially conscious policies. In this video, managing partner Fernando Meira discusses the essentials of a strong environmental, social and governance framework and how Pinheiro Neto became the first Brazilian firm to go carbon neutral.

18 July 2023

Chile makes multibillion-dollar debt issuances and exchanges

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$3 billion worth of sustainability-linked notes and exchange more than US$7 billion worth of dollar and euro-denominated debt.

07 July 2023

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