Work Area: Corporate governance

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - Fifth Edition

Latin America continues to hold tremendous promise and opportunities for investors and corporations, but companies can face particularly complex and multifaceted challenges due to the region’s diverse and often shifting political landscapes.

05 January 2024

How Collaboration between Legal and Communications Can Mitigate a Crisis

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Companies constantly have to manage known and emerging issues with significant legal implications that could threaten their business or damage their reputation. Only by working in true partnership can legal and communications teams identify and navigate legal and reputational landmines before, during and in the wake of a crisis.

05 January 2024

Crisis Management as a Tool for Approaching Shareholder Activism

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Shareholder activism trends appear to be back to pre-covid-19 pandemic levels, resuming its rise globally. How management and the board respond to an activist’s demands – from public statements to private boardroom strategy sessions – may well determine their company’s future and define its legacy.

05 January 2024

A Legal Toolbox for Unprecedented Crises in Argentina

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - Fifth Edition

With Argentina’s high inflation rates, decreased export activity, import restrictions and political uncertainty, companies in financial distress need to have a robust grasp of the key legal procedures available in order to navigate the turbulent nature of corporate life in the country.

05 January 2024

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

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The security challenges facing corporate entities operating in Latin America are significant, with Ecuador, Chile, Nicaragua, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela likely to see sustained high levels of political violence and criminality. Political solutions and policy changes will not happen overnight, so businesses must manage the risks while taking advantage of economic opportunities.

05 January 2024

Stocche Forbes promotes seven to partner

Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened several practice areas by elevating seven of its associates to the partnership.

14 December 2023

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

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