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Delivering more…

Eduardo Nogueira

No major company is complete these days without a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme that demonstrates a commitment to human rights, the environment and sustainability. LACCA speaks to DHL’s Latin American team, the winners of this year’s Social Responsibility Award, to find out how they are delivering more than just packages to their communities in the region.

New member profile: Legal manager for corporate banking at Banco Davivienda

Javier Mendoza tells LACCA how being with his company for the long run has allowed him to watch Banco Davivienda grow.

A pro at ethics

Gustavo Biagioli

Ensuring a company plays by the rules is no easy feat, but Gustavo Biagioli, LACCA’s Compliance Manager of the Year, has gone even further, helping Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) become recognised as one of the most ethical businesses in Brazil – proving he is a pro when it comes to ethics.

New member profile: Corporate counsel at Atlas Copco

New member Lina Martinez

Lina Martinez tells LACCA how her Latin American experience has helped her better involve the regional team in the global business.

Q&A: Ivania Oberti Naranjo

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Ivania Oberti Naranjo, director of business, compliance and legal affairs for Latin America at PVG Insurance Group explains why optimising internal resources to ensure compliance with the myriad of local regulations in Latin America is one of her biggest challenges. 

A cut above the rest

Eduardo Palinkas, Ricardo Zangirolami, Ronald Ramirez, Kleber Kikuchi

The legal team at Hewlett Packard Enterprise stood out at this year’s LACCA Awards not only for managing one of the biggest corporate restructurings of all time, but also for their sheer efficiency and adaptability in doing so. Alison O’Connell spoke to this year’s Regional Team of the Year to find out what makes the team a cut above the rest.

New member profile: General counsel and ethics officer for ENGIE in Brazil

New member Natacha Marly

Natacha Marly explains the importance of adding “business language” to a linguistic repertoire she developed in a career that spans four continents.

Self-reporting is “most difficult decision” for companies, agree panellists

Shin Jae Kim, Mariana Villela, Fernando Castelo Branco, Francisco Cestero and Marcelo Marchetti

With Brazil’s biggest corruption investigation continuing to send ripples through the country’s legal and business communities, panellists at LACCA's sister publications Latin Lawyer and Global Investigation Review’s 4th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations conference discuss the potential pitfalls of self-reporting

Compliance best practice must go beyond the law, agree panellists

Ruti Smithline moderates the Compliance 2.0 panel

Corporate counsel must implement compliance processes that go beyond the letter of the law if they want to encourage a business culture that truly protects companies from the risk of corporate misconduct, agreed panellists during LACCA's sister publications Latin Lawyer and Global Investigation Review’s 4th Annual Anti-corruption Conference.

Delegates map LatAm’s anticorruption landscape

Conference co-chair Andrew Levine of Debevoise & Plimpton

Delegates at LACCA's sister publications Latin Lawyer and Global Investigation Review’s 4th Annual Anticorruption Conference held in São Paulo in October say that while corruption remains a serious problem in the region, there are several causes for optimism. 

New member profile: Litigation manager for Brazil, Latin America and Canada at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

New member Eduardo Palinkas

Eduardo Palinkas describes navigating Hewlett-Packard Company’s big split and protecting HPE from labour lawsuits

A Q&A with DOJ prosecutor, Leo Tsao

Andrew Levine and Leo Tsao

Andrew Levine, a partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, spoke to Department of Justice fraud section assistant chief Leo Tsao at the Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference hosted by Latin Lawyer and sister magazine Global Investigations Review in São Paulo

New member profile: Head of legal & compliance LatAm for Staples

New member Roberta Codignoto

Roberta Codignoto tells LACCA about the challenges of wearing three different hats and the benefits of acting preventatively.

New member profile: Legal and compliance coordinator for CBRE Group Inc.

New member Annie Rosas

Annie Rosas tells LACCA why the opportunity to work with different business units led her into an in-house career 

New member profile: General counsel & head of administration and government relations at Banco Intermedium

Banco Intermedium GC Ana Luiza Franco

Ana Franco tells LACCA how the Brazilian banking sector provides a continual and varied flow of challenges

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