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World Economic Forum urges leaders to fight corruption in Latin America

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The future of investment in Latin America rests upon efforts to combat corruption, experts have warned.

Chile’s Codelco settles with unions ahead of new labour law

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Chile’s state-owned mining company Codelco – the world’s leading copper producer – has ended its dispute with unions over the Chuquicamata mine ahead of anticipated reforms to the country’s labour laws, but local counsel question whether the cost was too high.

Movers and shakers - 22 May

The past few weeks have seen moves in the Latin American divisions of NBC, Gerdau and JCDecaux, along with global changes in finance and technology.

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LACCA São Paulo - Spotlight on arbitration

Paulo Guilherme Lopes speaking at the LACCA event

When it comes to resolving disputes, the threat of going to court will ring alarm bells for any company, but it can be even more daunting for those operating in Brazil. GCs came together at LACCA’s meeting in São Paulo in April to discuss why it can sometimes be best to seek an alternative.

Regulatory focus: Privacy

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Following a series of global scandals, several countries in Latin America have made moves to tighten up privacy regulations and in-house counsel at companies are cooperating with the authorities to ensure that the changes are both beneficial and effective.

New Member Profile: Legal & Tax Manager at TAM

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Rafael Goto Foja speaks to LACCA about why he decided to move to a career in-house. 

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Latin Lawyer 6th Annual Oil & Gas Conference

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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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