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Honest companies lose out to corrupt competitors, says survey

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Almost one-third of companies worldwide have lost deals due to the corrupt practices of competitors, according to a report by Control Risks.

Chilean judge extends Penta fraud investigation

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A Chilean judge has extended by four months an investigation into the bribing of tax officials by executives at companies owned by Chile's Penta financial group.

Two GE senior counsel return to private practice

Alejandro Trujillo and Lizbeth Flores

Two former in-house counsel for financial services company General Electric, Alejandro Trujillo and Lizbeth Flores, have moved back into private practice as the company moves forward with its massive restructuring plans.


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New member profile: General counsel at Líder Aviação


Margherita Coelho Toledo tells LACCA what she has learnt from 17 years in-house in the aviation industry.

A structure for success


A successful regional team needs to display communal efficiency and work seamlessly across borders, but the most exceptional teams manage to do this while also adding value to the business. Accenture’s Latin American legal team, winners of this year’s Regional Team of the Year Award, stood out for its implementation of core development strategies that have led to major savings for the company across the region. 

Corporate Conscience

Renan Ducos picking up the award on behalf of the Citi team

While growing numbers of in-house teams may be looking for opportunities to use their unique skills to make a positive impact on the communities in which they work, one team stood out at the LACCA Awards for their pioneering pro bono initiatives in Latin America. Alison O’Connell caught up with Citigroup’s regional team, winners of this year’s Social Responsibility Award.

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