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.
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.
The past month has seen a promotion in Siemen’s Latin American division, and new legal appointments in banking, broadcasting and advertising.
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.
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.
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
LACCA presents its independent research into the compensation packages received by in-house counsel throughout throughout the US and Latin America.
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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