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Outsourcing in Latin America: an uncertain terrain

José Carlos Wahle speaking at the meeting

Despite efforts in Brazil to update regulations surrounding outsourcing, across Latin America outsourcing policies remain restrictive and companies must be careful not to infringe labour laws by outsourcing the wrong kind of work, according to delegates at LACCA’s regional meeting in Miami.

SAP Solutions GC takes up LatAm business role

German software company SAP Solutions has promoted Carlos Mercuriali from regional legal director for cloud solutions to chief of staff for the president of its Latin America and the Caribbean division.

Lawyers mull CGU guidelines for companies

Brazil’s Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) has published guidelines on corporate integrity programmes, reaffirming that upper-level management must play a central role, but lawyers say the guide could go further to clarify the Clean Companies Act and how companies should enforce their internal anticorruption policies.


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From legal adviser to business strategist and compliance officer, general counsel typically find themselves playing multiple roles within their organisations.  Luis Radulov, winner of LACCA’s General Counsel of the Year Award, tells LACCA why finding the right balance between these roles is key to running a successful law department.

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