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GCs come together for LACCA São Paulo

Lacca live

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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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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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


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


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

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May 29

Latin Lawyer 6th Annual Oil & Gas Conference

Fri, 29th May
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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