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Petrobras denies negotiating US$1.6 billion settlement with the US

Petrobras Headquarters, Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian energy company Petrobras says a report that it had agreed to pay a record-breaking fine arising from US criminal and civil probes is wrong.

Rainforest Alliance Associate GC returns to private practice

Miguel Pizarro has left his position as associate general counsel for environmental NGO Rainforest Alliance to join Pabralaw in Quito.

LACCA Awards – spaces still available!


There are two weeks to go until LACCA’s 2nd Awards Ceremony in Miami, celebrating the cream of the region’s in-house community, and free spaces are still available for members. 


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Sep 10

LACCA Regional Miami Meeting 2015

Thu, 10th September
Miami, USA
Sep 10

2nd Annual LACCA Awards Ceremony

Thu, 10th September - Thu, 10th September
Miami, USA

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Too close for comfort?


A candidate who knows the industry can be a huge plus – but when should you think twice about hiring them?

New member profile: Labour relations manager at TIM

Patricia Galende

Patricia Galende tells LACCA about how becoming an in-house counsel helped her tackle litigation from the source.

New member profile: counsel at Philip Morris Mexico

Cesar Cristian Guizar

Cesar Cristian Guizar tells LACCA how the work of in-house lawyers affects every area of the business, from compliance to advertising.

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LACCA presents its independent research into the compensation packages received by in-house counsel throughout throughout the US and Latin America.

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Salary Survey 2015: Striking a balance

Lawyers seeking a better work/life balance have traditionally looked to in-house positions, but are shorter hours always a guarantee of higher employee satisfaction? LACCA takes a deeper look into the results of its Salary Survey 2015 and finds out that a fulfilling in-house role is about much more than spending more time out of the office.

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