Stocche Forbes Advogados has promoted two lawyers to partner and one to counsel, boosting its litigation, restructuring and corporate practices and offering partner-led services in white-collar crime for the first time.
A name partner at Chávez Vargas Minutti Abogados, SC predicts Mexico’s new government will take an “iron fist” approach to corruption as the firm’s new compliance subsidiary puts the finishing touches on state-owned bank Banobras’ integrity programme.
Brazil is the epicentre of one of the largest corruption probes in the world, but with at least four different authorities policing the investigation and little coordination between them, companies implicated in Lava Jato are finding it difficult to resume normal business, including participation in public tenders, even if they've signed a leniency agreement. Levy & Salomão Advogados's Alexandre Ditzel Faraco and Rafael Zabaglia consider the competing enforcers putting hurdles in the way of Brazil's anti-corruption leniency programme
Between lawyer arrests, government investigations, an influx of foreign competitors and a technology arms race, senior partners in Peru are facing pressure from all sides. Vincent Manancourt convened a roundtable of local leaders to discuss the challenges
Increasing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement means buyers asking probing questions about target companies no longer risk competitive disadvantage, since there is now a greater acceptance in favour of more thorough due diligence among both buyers and sellers, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual Private Equity.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250