Work Area: Corporate governance

Tauil & Chequer boosts corporate governance area

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has appointed a corporate governance lawyer – who is also a former partner of Elite outfit TozziniFreire Advogados – as counsel.

03 August 2023

Fourth edition of Guide to Corporate Compliance out now

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce that the fourth annual Guide to Corporate Compliance is now live, providing insight into the latest compliance and enforcement trends in the region.

02 August 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

Full service or boutique? The pros and cons

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2022?

When it comes to engaging external counsel, GCs prefer the coverage and efficiency provided by full-service firms for most types of work, but boutiques offer the most value when it comes to flexibility and access to partners.

31 March 2023

Damma hires director from Vodanovic Legal

Peruvian firm Damma Legal Advisors has hired an of counsel from local firm Vodanovic Legal as a director in its corporate and compliance group.

14 February 2023

Baker McKenzie promotes in Mexico and New York

Baker McKenzie LLP has promoted nine lawyers to partner across its five Mexican offices and elevated a Latin America-focused practitioner to its senior rank in New York.

21 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

ESG in the Boardroom: Corporate Disclosure Requirements and Data Governance Developments

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

The performance and good practices of companies according to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria has increasingly become an indicator of diligent management for any company with potential for long and even short-term financial returns, as well as reputational benefits.

16 December 2022

Chile's competition tribunal gives first interlocking directorates fine

Chile’s competition tribunal has approved a first-of-its-kind settlement agreement with a bank accused of breaking rules that prevent directors from serving on the boards of rivals, ordering the company to pay a US$1.2 million fine.

10 November 2022

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