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A negotiating powerhouse

Rafael Dantas

Leading a litigation department through a complex legal landscape such as Brazil is no easy feat, but for Rafael Dantas, winner of LACCA’s Litigation Management Award, it’s all about the power of negotiation and doing everything you can to reduce the size of your company’s litigation portfolio. He speaks to LACCA about being at the top of his game.

Argentina’s compliance quake


As Argentina’s latest corruption scandal shows no signs of abating, LACCA takes a look at what the investigation means for the country’s compliance landscape and how companies and their GCs can best prepare themselves for the road ahead.

Decision not to renew CICIG mandate divides opinion among Guatemalan lawyers

Guatemala National Palace, Guatemala City

President Jimmy Morales’s recent decision to not renew CICIG’s mandate has left some local lawyers questioning his commitment to eradicating corruption, while others suggest the commission should be replaced because it is too politically motivated.


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New member profile: Chief legal counsel at NCR Corporation


Ana Paula Bertuzzi, Latin America legal director at transactional technologies business NCR Corporation, speaks to LACCA about the disjunction between rapidly developing IT markets and the legal sector, and the huge impact legal departments can have on company decision-making.

New member profile: Vice president of labour law for Latin America, Fox Sports


Jose Luis Ricotta Pensa tells LACCA about the importance of tracking legal changes in Latin America and finding a balance between internal and external counsel.

New member profile: Head of legal, compliance, data privacy and insurance for the Andean region at Bayer


Hector Garcia Corredor tells LACCA about his role in the acquisition of Monsanto and the importance of foreseeing change in the legal sector.  

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LACCA’s Diversity Survey takes a look at the levels of diversity within corporate legal departments across Latin America as well as some of the efforts being made to promote greater diversity and inclusion initiatives within companies

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Diversity Survey: Keeping tabs on outside counsel

Companies across industries are making a lot of noise about the importance of promoting diversity within their businesses, but when it comes to keeping tabs on their outside counsel, little is being done, according to LACCA’s research.

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