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GCs come together for LACCA São Paulo

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LACCA’s annual regional meeting in São Paulo took place this week, bringing together over 60 leading in-house counsel to discuss key themes affecting GCs in Brazil including: the challenges of dealing with litigation; the country’s new outsourcing law; best practice compliance programmes; and how to run a legal department with maximum efficiency. 

LACCA São Paulo - in pictures

Lacca live

At this year’s LACCA regional meeting in São Paulo, in-house counsel discussed issues ranging from the country’s most controversial legislation to how best to manage a legal department. 

Movers and shakers

The past month has seen a promotion in Siemen’s Latin American division, and new legal appointments in banking, broadcasting and advertising.

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Meetings

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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Featured articles

Technology survey: a tailored toolbox

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Investing in legal software takes time and money, and asking the right questions before choosing a programme is key to gaining the most from technology tools. LACCA’s first Technology Survey, drawing on readers’ responses to a detailed online questionnaire, reveals the most popular software used by counsel in the region, and looks at what factors help legal departments pick their tools.

How to clean your company: lawyers and GCs react to new guidelines

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Tone at the top, internal controls and regular staff training are all highlighted as essential to an effective compliance programme in Brazil’s new anti-corruption guidelines.

Learning resources

oil

Mexico won the hearts and minds of investors worldwide when it enacted reforms in late 2013; throwing open the doors to its oil and gas sector for the first time in nearly 80 years. But what can Brazil, a nation almost two decades into its own reform programme, teach its Latin American counterpart? Vincent Manancourt investigates

Latin Lawyer events

May 29

Latin Lawyer 6th Annual Oil & Gas Conference

Fri, 29th May
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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