A hefty 20% hike in fuel prices has sparked nationwide protests, looting and road-blockades across Mexico. It has also divided the country’s legal community over whether the measure will improve the country’s economy or harm its private sector.
Brazil’s ongoing corruption scandals have made companies more cautious about their acquisition strategies, resulting in more in-depth due diligence. But are the country’s law firms up to the task?
At the beginning of the year, Canadian mining company Goldcorp rewarded Ignacio Agustín Poggi’s five years of service as senior legal advisor with a promotion to legal manager for the company’s operations in Argentina.
As Uber’s first legal director in Latin America, Enrique Gonzalez has led the company successfully through its rapid expansion across the region overwrought with legal battles and regulatory hurdles. LACCA speaks to this year’s General Counsel of the Year to find out why thinking outside of the box has been key to his success.
Rodolfo Rueda Ballesteros talks LACCA through what energy reform means for Mexico.
For every company, its board and its shareholders, an M&A transaction can be one of the most challenging experiences but also one the most lucrative, so having the right legal adviser alongside is crucial to a successful outcome. Gianfranco Cinelli talks LACCA through some of the deals that led him to win this year’s Dealmaker of the Year Award, as well as revealing what makes him so good at his job.
LACCA’s Technology Survey reveals the most popular software used by in-house legal departments in the US and Latin America.
While each business may have unique software requirements, deciding whether to develop tailored solutions in-house or buy off-the-shelf packages is often a common dilemma for legal departments around the world. In the second article of LACCA’s Technology Survey, Alison O’Connell takes a look at the pros and cons of each.
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