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Top 100 Companies: Chile

As copper prices fall and investment in renewables increases, Chilean lawyers say there are plenty of opportunities for those who adapt to the prevailing winds.

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Brazil’s second-largest food and beverage company, Brasil Foods (BR Foods), has hired Pablo Prego as legal manager for their new Latin American division.

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LACCA Regional São Paulo Meeting 2015

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Brazil’s compliance earthquake

Bruno Carneiro Maeda, Flavia Ribas, Marc Miller, Andrew Levine

As Brazil’s biggest ever anti-corruption investigation deepens, Alison O’Connell speaks to lawyers about the impact its findings will have on the country’s nascent compliance culture and how recently passed anti-corruption legislation will fare when faced with its first major test

Battling the rising cost of investigations

Wendell Taylor, Jose Martinez, Gonzalo Zorrilla, Ronaldo Ramírez

When a company is made aware of a potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violation, there is no predicting where an investigation will lead, or how much it will eventually cost. However, general counsel can take a number of steps to minimise the impact it will have on the company’s reputation and its budget, according to speakers at LACCA Miami.

New member profile: General counsel at 3M Latin America

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Jorge Fernández González speaks to LACCA about why monitoring is so important

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Latin Lawyer 9th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

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