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Top tips: Driving gender equality in-house

GCs across the region offer their top tips for improving opportunities for women in the workplace

Last week LACCA’s Salary Survey revealed that the gender wage gap is still alive and kicking in companies across Latin America – so what exactly needs to be done? Alison O’Connell spoke to GCs in the region to find out what they think are the best policies for driving greater gender equality in-house.

BIT terminations spark fears over investment protections in Ecuador

Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno has finalised a process begun by his predecessor Rafael Correa

Ecuador’s decision to terminate 12 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) has left many local lawyers concerned over the protection of their investments in long term-projects, particularly those in the infrastructure and extractive sectors.

Brazilian GCs prepare for digital reporting

eSocial is a digital platform for employee data

GCs at major companies in Brazil have just six months left to prepare for the mandatory implementation of the government’s digital labour and tax record reporting tool. LACCA hears about the adjustments members are making, and the effect eSocial could have on businesses.

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LACCA Regional Miami Meeting 2017

Wed, 27th September
Miami, USA
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LACCA 4th Annual Awards Ceremony

Wed, 27th September - Wed, 27th September
Miami, USA

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Featured articles

New member profile: Legal analyst at Unimed Curitiba

New member Juliana Nascimento

Juliana Nascimento tells LACCA why ethical business conduct is now a top priority for local companies in Brazil.

New member profile: Contracts manager at Tech Data

Maria Lucia Sanchez

Maria Lucia Sanchez tells LACCA why its important for legal departments to be commercially savvy and take a non-traditional approach to providing legal advice. 

New member profile: Legal manager at Panasonic do Brasil

New member Cristiane Cordeiro

Cristiane Cordeiro tells LACCA how her in-house team has changed its image from reactive to pro-active by collaborating with other departments to create useful company tools.

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Sep 19

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference

Tue, 19th September
New York, USA

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LACCA presents its independent research into the compensation packages received by in-house counsel throughout the US and Latin America.

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Salary Survey: Occupational biases

LACCA’s research reveals that female in-house lawyers across Latin America continue to receive lower average wages than men, particularly in higher positions, with the gap even more pronounced in male-dominated industries.

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