The US’ continued relaxation of trade sanctions on Cuba now allows pharmaceutical companies in both countries to collaborate on medical research and opens the US to imports of Cuban drugs. But in-house counsel say onerous Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals mean few companies are likely to benefit.
As cyberattacks continue to make international news headlines, they have also highlighted the need for legal teams to be more involved in their company’s front-line defence. LACCA speaks to experts in the field and regional GCs to find out exactly what role counsel should take in the battle for cybersecurity.
A new international anti-bribery management system to help companies tackle bribery has been published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Roberta Codignoto tells LACCA about the challenges of wearing three different hats and the benefits of acting preventatively
Annie Rosas tells LACCA why the opportunity to work with different business units led her into an in-house career
Ana Franco tells LACCA how the Brazilian banking sector provides a continual and varied flow of challenges
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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