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Technology Survey 2019: Taking the lead

Whether to build or buy legal technology tools is a dilemma facing many GCs

While the majority of Latin America’s GCs still prefer to purchase their legal technology solutions straight off the shelf, LACCA’s research reveals that it is becoming increasingly popular for in-house teams to design their own tools more tailored to their specific regional needs, especially when it comes to compliance and litigation.

IP disputes: Companies vs indigenous communities

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The rise in popularity of natural products has created tension between companies looking to meet demand and indigenous communities looking to protect their ancestral lands and traditional knowledge. LACCA talks to Brazilian in-house lawyers about the rise in IP disputes with indigenous communities and what legal teams can do to ensure a positive outcome for both sides.

General Mills hires GC from Bayer in Brazil

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After 13 years at pharmaceutical and agriculture company Bayer, Rafael Dantas has been hired by consumer foods manufacturer General Mills as GC and director of legal and compliance for Latin America. Two months into his new role, he tells LACCA about the challenges of working in a highly regulated industry, the importance of corporate compliance following Operation Car Wash, and the lessons he learned at Bayer.

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New member profile: Chief legal counsel for JLL in Greater Latin America and Brazil

Aline Assis Coloni

LACCA interviews new member Aline Assis Coloni about the special projects her department has been focused on, as well as the institutional gender bias she has worked against throughout her career.

New member profile: Legal counsel at pharmaceutical giant Bayer

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Thiago Medeiros Braga tells LACCA about how Bayer’s matter management system has improved efficiency in his department and why the best in-house counsel are those that continuously learn on the job.

New member profile: Legal manager at Air Liquide Brazil

Leticia Bressan

Letícia Bressan tells LACCA about the huge breadth of responsibilities she has in her role, and how mitigating the risks a company faces is the bread and butter of any in-house lawyer.  

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LACCA’s Technology Survey reveals the most popular software used by in-house legal departments in the US and Latin America.

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Technology Survey 2019: Taking the lead

While the majority of Latin America’s GCs still prefer to purchase their legal technology solutions straight off the shelf, LACCA’s research reveals that it is becoming increasingly popular for in-house teams to design their own tools more tailored to their specific regional needs, especially when it comes to compliance and litigation.

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