Work Area: Corporate governance

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

GCs meet in Miami to discuss ESG, risk management geopolitical risks and diversity

In-house lawyers at LACCA Live Miami exchanged ideas on how legal departments can most efficiently navigate the choppy waters of geopolitical risk and economic uncertainty, as well as highlighting trends in ESG and digitisation.

06 October 2022

Honorato Delaveau boosts offering with double hire

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Honorato Delaveau has strengthened its natural resources and corporate practices by hiring a partner and a senior associate.

30 September 2022

Lobo de Rizzo absorbs corporate boutique in Brazil

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has incorporated Halembeck Barros Advogados, adding that firm’s founding partners to its senior rank.

09 September 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

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