Growing numbers of Brazilian executives are taking out insurance policies to help pay for legal fees if they become the focus of an anti-corruption investigation, according to figures published by Brazil’s insurance regulator.
The Supreme Court of Argentina has reversed President Mauricio Macri’s attempt to reduce government subsidies for oil and gas sold in the country because the government did not consult the public first.
Data breaches could be reduced by half by training employees to spot potentially hazardous links and attachments, finds a recent survey.
Thais Carloni, legal director for the Northern and Andean regions, tells LACCA about her greatest achievements over three decades at Dow and how she is helping the next generation to achieve their professional goals.
Pablo Ordoñez tells LACCA why failing to take cultural differences between Latin America and Europe into account can cause even the best-laid plans to go awry.
While the eyes of the world may be trained on the fierce competition occurring on track and field during the Olympics, it is a battle of a different kind that is occupying the attention of the world’s IP lawyers. Ian Johnson, Head of IP Legal at CPA Global, a leading IP management and technology company, looks at the challenges facing companies in the digital age and outlines what they can do to protect their brands.
LACCA’s Technology Survey reveals the most popular software used by in-house legal departments in the US and Latin America.
While each business may have unique software requirements, deciding whether to develop tailored solutions in-house or buy off-the-shelf packages is often a common dilemma for legal departments around the world. In the second article of LACCA’s Technology Survey, Alison O’Connell takes a look at the pros and cons of each.
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