Work Area: Corporate governance

BMA guides Brazilian fashion brand to Novo Mercado listing

Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped local fashion company Grupo Guararapes migrate its public shares to the Novo Mercado segment of the country’s B3 stock exchange.

22 April 2022

Bruchou elects first female executive committee member

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has elected partner Lucila Winschel to its executive committee, which for the first time has no founding partner among its members.

01 April 2022

Regulatory compliance ranked highest risk for legal teams

LACCA’s Legal Department Priorities Survey 2022 reveals that regulatory compliance presents the biggest risk area for Latin America’s legal teams, but technology and innovation and political instability are also a top concern.

11 January 2022

Aguilar Castillo Love continues LatAm expansion

Regional firm Aguilar Castillo Love has set up shop in Bolivia by hiring two local partners, marking the firm’s continued expansion into South America.

04 January 2022

Brazilian investment group Patria hires new global GC

Pedro Rufino Carvalho, former co-head of the Latin America practice at UK-Australian firm Herbert Smith Freehills, tells LACCA about what motivated him to return in-house, and why patience and strong communication channels are key to the success of an in-house team.

04 October 2021

Campos Mello hires partner from Rolim Viotti

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados has added its second partner in less than two weeks, hiring a corporate practitioner from fellow Latin Lawyer 250 firm Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados.

16 August 2021

Revisit Latin Lawyer and GIR’s Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico conference

The Anti-Corruption Investigations Mexico conference hosted by Latin Lawyer and its sister publication Global Investigations Review is now available to view in full online. The event was co-chaired by Andrew Levine of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Diego Sierra of Von Wobeser y Sierra SC.

16 July 2021

Don’t overlook the G in ESG, warn panellists

In light of the widescale social impact of the pandemic, Latin American companies are increasingly looking at how to incorporate environment, social and governance (ESG) goals in their organisations, but businesses must ensure not to ignore the governance aspect of their ESG targets, or they may face additional compliance and corruption risks, say panellists at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

14 June 2021

Mattos Filho launches ESG practice

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados opened an environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) practice yesterday, making it one of the few law firms in Latin America to have a standalone practice dedicated to sustainability and social impact matters.

16 September 2020

Latin Lawyer presents the Guide to Corporate Compliance

Latin Lawyer is proud to present the Guide to Corporate Compliance, the latest in a series of practice and industry investment guides published by Latin Lawyer. The guide is edited by Andrew Levine, a litigation and anti-corruption investigations partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla, a corporate attorney and compliance professional, Valeria Plastino, vice president, general counsel and regional ethics and compliance officer at CenturyLink, and Fabio Selhorst, general counsel, chief integrity officer and chief communications officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra.

09 July 2020

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