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Latin Lawyer project finance conference: Excited about energy

(Left to right) Alejandro de la Vega, Ariel Ramos, Sean McCoy and Angel Antonio Olivares

Be it in renewables or gas transportation, companies from around the world are showing interest in Mexico’s energy sector and banks are willing to back the projects, as speakers from Iberdrola, KST Electric Power, Santander and Banobrasat confirmed at last week's project finance conference, hosted by our sister publication Latin Lawyer.

New shores for Transocean GC

Nick Deeming has stepped down as general counsel of Swiss-based offshore drilling contractors Transocean.

Welcome to new LACCA members

We welcome members from companies including Odebrecht, ArcelorMittal and Starwood Hotels.

UK bribery guidelines “undercut” compliance initiatives

City of London

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has toughened up its guidelines for prosecuting companies accused of violating UK fraud and anti-corruption legislation – creating much more uncertainty for companies and for compliance professionals, say some.

Top 100 companies: Central America - starting to click

Central American integration - a building process

Growing economic integration in Central America is underlined by the subcontinent being the only part of Latin America where multinational firms are a strong reality.

Argentine lawyer to head Walmart global compliance

Walmart store in Mexico City

Walmart has hired Daniel Trujillo to head its international compliance operations, amid US and Mexican investigations and an internal probe into possible FCPA violations by the company’s Mexico unit.

CADE, Pátria, Advent, Bimbo, Br Partners, Lazard, Votorantim, AmBev, Cosan and Credit Suisse all confirm for M&A Conference

Central São Paulo

Top bankers, general counsel, CFOs and regulators are joining the region’s leading lawyers at our Third Annual M&A Conference in São Paulo on 4 December – an event which sells out every year. Extra discounts for in-house counsel available.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

Sao Paulo

Major new research by LACCA reveals which law firms represent Latin America’s top 100 companies, region-wide and in different jurisdictions.

Programme and delegate list announced for LACCA Mexico

Mexico City - venue for the upcoming LACCA conference

The programme and delegate list for our next Mexico meeting is now available on this link.

Welcome to new LACCA members

This week, we welcome new members from companies including Camargo Corrêa, Nestlé and Banco Caterpillar.

Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Project Finance Conference

LACCA's sister publication Latin Lawyer is holding its third annual project finance conference in Mexico City next Thursday, 18 October and spaces are available to LACCA members.

LACCA Mexico

Mexico City - venue for the upcoming LACCA conference

LACCA’s annual Mexico meeting will be held on Wednesday 17 October at the JW Marriott Hotel Polanco in Mexico City. Reserve your places now.

Less volume, more participation

Todd Crider, Nicolas Aguzin, Cate Ambrose and Ricardo Rodriguez lead the discussion

LACCA's sister publication Latin Lawyer held its Private Equity Conference in New York last week. Bankers and fund managers considered the volume of funds committed to private equity in Latin America and what that means for future transactional flow.

Santander nabs Uría partner

Santander branch

Spanish bank Santander has hired Francisco Javier Illescas Fernández-Bermejo from the corporate finance partnership of Madrid law firm Uría Menéndez to be one of the bank's top lawyers.

LatAm must tap consumer class and develop infrastructure to grow, say business leaders

How to help companies grow?

Latin American businesses need to hire more “Latin talent” because they are better equipped to deal with “volatility and the unknown" and to "take risks”, says the president of consumer goods producer Diageo’s Latin American division, Randy Millian

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