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Spotting the red flags: Conducting due diligence on law firms

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Conducting due diligence is a common first step for any company looking to hire or partner with a new business, but research by LACCA suggests that more and more GCs are applying the same standards to their external counsel and conducting intensive checks on law firms before hiring them to spot any potential risks or red flags.

LACCA Santiago: Getting the best value for money

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When it comes to getting the most from external counsel, delegates at LACCA’s roundtable in Santiago say it’s all about understanding where in-house teams and law firms can truly add value. 

The gig economy and regulatory uncertainty in Latin America

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Technological advances and the rise of the gig economy are having a major impact on employment, how companies operate and their business models. Private practice lawyers across Latin America examine how these rapid changes have created a huge challenge for governments and companies given that local legislation is often unable to keep up with the pace of change.

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New member profile: Senior commercial counsel at TE Connectivity in Brazil

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Michael Aguilar tells LACCA what he learnt from his time in private practice and why he loves playing a strategic role in the business.

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Spotting the red flags: Conducting due diligence on law firms

Conducting due diligence is a common first step for any company looking to hire or partner with a new business, but research by LACCA suggests that more and more GCs are applying the same standards to their external counsel and conducting intensive checks on law firms before hiring them to spot any potential risks or red flags.

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