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Leveraging diversity

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More and more companies have realised that a diverse work force is good for business, but one corporate legal department is going further and leveraging its client relationship with law firms to demand greater diversity and inclusion from the teams that handle their work. The Philip Morris legal team discussed their landmark initiative at LACCA’s roundtable in Mexico City.

Latin America still failing to protect whistleblowers

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Latin American countries still lack sufficient whistleblower protection according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which calls for tightening of standards where policies are lacking.

Top 100 Companies: Brazil

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Our analysis of the law firms used by the region’s largest companies shows that despite political and economic hardships, the business of law is still booming in Brazil.

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Brazil: establishing effective compliance regimes

The past two years have seen corruption being taken far more seriously in Brazil. Although new legislation meeting or even exceeding the OECD Convention requirements was passed to curb inappropriate behaviour following the protests of June 2013, it remained uncertain whether it would be properly enforced. By Bruno De Luca Drago and Paola Pugliese

New member profile: Head of legal and contract management at Camargo Corrêa

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Marcelo Marchetti tells LACCA how having a can-do attitude is the most important characteristic of an effective legal department.

Restructuring on the rise for Venezuelan companies

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Jones Day partner Pedro Jimenez and associate Amanda Parra Criste discuss the rise of restructuring in Venezuela in response to a challenging economic climate.

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Top 100 Companies: Brazil

Our analysis of the law firms used by the region’s largest companies shows that despite political and economic hardships, the business of law is still booming in Brazil.

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