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GCs happy to pay for the best firms, survey finds

GCs are prepared to pay the price for five star service

Over three-quarters of Latin American GCs say expertise and reputation are the most important factors when selecting external counsel ahead of low costs and alternative fee arrangements, according to a recent LACCA survey. 

Legal teams require more training in cybersecurity

In-house counsel must be trained in cybersecurity to protect their companies

In-house counsel often lack basic awareness of common cybersecurity risks in the workplace as well as what measures are needed to prevent and deal with them, according to panellists at this year’s New York Bar Association (NYBA) seasonal meeting held last week in Antigua, Guatemala.

Despegar prepares for take-off with new in-house counsel in Chile

Argentine online travel agency Despegar has recruited its first in-house counsel in Chile to help oversee its regional expansion plans.

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New member profile: General counsel for Latin America at AccorInvest Group

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Cintia Cristina Mariano dos Santos tells LACCA how her legal department has boosted business by helping set up a new independent funding entity.

New member profile: Senior manager of legal for Viettel Global

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Hai Thanh Nguyen tells LACCA how recruiting an excellent crop of lawyers to his company’s Peruvian subsidiary means head office staff can take a hands-off approach to its legal affairs.

New member profile: Legal manager at PetroRio

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Fabricio Zaluski explains how his legal department supported his company’s financial recovery and how his in-house role makes him feel more like a businessman than a lawyer.

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With the seemingly endless selection of legal technology tools available today, deciding on the right solution for your legal department can be fraught with difficulties. LACCA puts together some invaluable tips for GCs looking to implement the right technology to support their business.

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