Work Area: Compliance & Investigations

Rio court accepts Americanas’ bankruptcy protection

Basilio Advogados and Salomao Kaiuca Abrahao Advogados have helped Brazilian retail giant Americanas get its request for bankruptcy protection approved by a Rio de Janeiro court, only days after accounting inconsistencies were revealed at the company.

26 January 2023

Hogan Lovells adds LatAm firepower in Miami and Mexico City

Hogan Lovells LLP has appointed a Latin America-focused disputes partner in Miami and an ESG director in Mexico City by hiring an assistant general counsel from the Walt Disney Company and a manager from Mexican media group Televisa.

20 January 2023

Hughes Hubbard boosts LatAm offer with partner promotion

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has strengthened its Washington, DC office by promoting a Latin America-focused counsel to its partnership.

11 January 2023

Mexico's SMPS boosts ESG practice with Old Navy counsel

Mexican outfit SMPS Legal has bolstered its compliance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) offerings by hiring an in-house lawyer from US clothing retailer Old Navy, a subsidiary of GAP.

09 January 2023

Compass Group hires legal director for Chile

Food services multinational Compass Group has hired Felipe Barrera as the company’s new legal director in Chile. He speaks to LACCA about the legal team’s key role in facilitating the company’s successful operations and why a deep understanding of the business is key.

19 December 2022

Embraer GC: compliance procedures are protecting the business

The top lawyer at Brazilian plane maker Embraer described how its compliance controls protected the company after planned sales to a troubled airline fell through.

19 December 2022

Brazil boosts focus on corruption beyond its borders

Brazil's Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) is expanding its focus on bribery that occurs outside of the country but involves local companies or public officials.

19 December 2022

Von Wobeser adds two partners and one counsel

Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has strengthened multiple practice areas by promoting two lawyers to partner and one to counsel.

16 December 2022

ECIJA makes double partner appointment in Mexico

ECIJA (Mexico) has bolstered its corporate, data protection, compliance and telecommunications practices by promoting two associates to partner, the first female lawyers to be elevated to the firm's senior rank.

16 December 2022

ROBALINO adds three new directors and an of counsel

Ecuadorean firm ROBALINO has strengthened its tax, trade and disputes offerings by appointing three new directors and one of counsel.

12 December 2022

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