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Corporate counsel predict Brazil will exceed China in legal needs

Brazil is set to lead Latin America in legal services demands

A survey released last week by law firm association Lex Mundi and information services company LexisNexis has put Brazil ahead of China and Western Europe in anticipated needs by corporate counsel.

TNK-BP/HRT US$1 billion deal 'demonstrates importance' of Brazil’s oil & gas sector

The US$1 billion joint operation agreement with TNK-BP is “of great importance not only for our company but also for the Brazilian oil and gas industry” says an in-house lawyer that worked on the deal with the Russian company.

Bimbo butters up the European bread market

Grupo Bimbo is determined to see its bread business rise, despite volatility in the European market

Earlier this month global bread brand Grupo Bimbo entered the turbulent European market with its acquisition of Sara Lee’s Spanish and Portuguese bakery businesses. But company GC Luis Briola is confident that taking advantage of a cheaper bakery sale is the right move for Bimbo.

Welcome LACCA new members

LACCA would like to welcome this month’s new members, from Rabobank, Royal&Sun Alliance, Pfizer, AEI, Delphi, Proctor & Gamble, Citibank, and more.

Aché hires new legal affairs head

Luciana Gualda

Brazilian pharmaceutical company Aché has hired a new legal affairs director in São Paulo.

LACCA meetings in Caracas and Panama - reserve your place now

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association is holding meetings in Caracas on 9 November and in Panama, for all Central American members, on 9 December. Reserve your place now.

CADE, UBS, Bovespa, AmBev, Walmart and more confirmed speakers for M&A Conference

Latin Lawyer's M&A Conference, taking place in São Paulo on 6 December, has an early confirmed list of speakers including CADE, UBS, BM&F Bovespa, AmBev, Walmart and major local and international law firms.

Tan leads lively project finance conference in Mexico

Gregory Tan, conference chair

Pension funds financing the building of prisons and Colombian banks targeting Central America were among the developments in Mexican and Central American project finance discussed by leading lawyers, bankers and regulators at Latin Lawyer’s Project Finance Conference yesterday, all of which generated a lively response from the audience.

Koury Lopes adds Monsanto legal counsel as partner

Caterina Tancredi Fazenda

Koury Lopes Advogados has hired the former legal director of Monsanto in Brazil as partner to develop the firm’s new technology and innovation practice.

BM&A hires two partners and launches trade group

Dantas moved from King & Spalding's Washington DC office to BM&A's Brazil practice

Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão has hired two new partners - Adriana Dantas, formerly with King & Spalding LLP and now the head of the firm's new trade practice, and Cristiana Moreira, who was general counsel of real estate company Mudar.

Programme confirmed for Project Finance Conference

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The final programme of prominent speakers has been confirmed for Latin Lawyer's 2012 Project Finance Conference, to be held at Mexico City's Four Seasons Hotel on Tuesday 18 October and chaired by Shearman & Sterling LLP's Gregory Tan. Speakers have been confirmed from the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, the International Finance Corporation, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios, Citibank, Banco Santander, Banco de Colombia, Banco International de Costa Rica, Fondo de Fondos (Mexico) and Vestas.

Research reveals rise of in-house counsel

A study published this month by the University of Oxford has revealed the changing power shift from law firms to in-house counsel, as well as the different types of external services providers becoming popular in the US and UK.

Participate in Latin Lawyer’s labour survey

LACCA's sister publication, Latin Lawyer, is conducting a survey to find the region's leading labour lawyers. Read on to find out how to participate

LACCA launches group for counsel in electricity sector

All in-house lawyers working throughout the region in the electricity sector are invited to join LACCA's dedicated networking group, which is being spearheaded by Martin Lythgoe, associate general counsel for Duke Energy.

LACCA returns to Mexico

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The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association is holding a meeting for in-house counsel in Mexico City on 19 October. Read on to find out how to register.

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