Leading lawyers and compliance specialists from across the Americas came together for a one day conference in São Paulo yesterday to discuss some of the key challenges and trends affecting anti-corruption efforts in the region.
A year after signing a partnership with a local clearinghouse, Bancolombia describes the growth of its pro bono practice – and the obstacles that remain
General counsel for Latin America (outside of Brazil and Mexico) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Jesús Beltrán, has joined Uruguayan firm Ferrere as a partner.
With a view to retiring in the coming year, the winner of LACCA’s General Counsel of the Year Award, Jed Hepworth, tells us about what he thinks makes a good regional GC and a little of what he has learnt after nearly 40 years on the job.
Despite initial controversy, the US and Brazilian governments have signed an intergovernmental agreement with respect to FATCA – hopefully reducing the compliance burden for Brazilian financial institutions. Kristen M. Garry, Eileen M. O’Pray and Jeffrey B. Tate (pictured from left to right) of Shearman & Sterling LLP outline the next steps for financial institutions and non-financial foreign entities to minimise the burdens imposed by FATCA.
Is there a conflict between the absolute nature of a code of conduct and the risk-based approach of a compliance programme? Members discussed the dilemma at LACCA’s recent Miami meeting
Which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies? LACCA presents its landmark research.
While Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela may be challenging environments for corporate law firms in Latin America, LACCA’s research shows large international companies retain a presence there – hiring top firms as they do so.
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