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Technology Survey: Cost constraints


LACCA’s Technology Survey reveals that while Latin American in-house legal departments are implementing more and more technology to boost efficiency and create savings, cost constraints continue to affect real innovation with more sophisticated tools.

How to become a smart legal department

Alessandra del Debbio, Claudio Wilberg and Sandra Gouvea

Continuous advances in innovative legal technology tools are transforming the way legal departments work, but true digital transformation has to start with people, according to delegates at LACCA’s São Paulo meeting.

Brazilian Ferrous GC moves to car rental company Unidas

LACCA speaks to Luciano Santos about his move from mining company Ferrous to car rental group Unidas as its new chief legal officer. He explains why he’s drawn towards the unknown and what differences he expects to face working in an entirely new sector.


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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.  

New member profile: Cluster legal counsel for Puma Energy

Andrés Calderón Martínez

Andrés Calderón tells LACCA about why he loves working in Puma’s legal department, and how his experience working on a high-profile arbitration case got him to where he is today.

New member profile: Senior legal counsel at Zodiac


Diego Coelho tells LACCA about his passion for IP, and how demands for greater efficiency are being felt both in-house and in private practice. 

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