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Deal focus: Q&A with Embraer’s VP of legal affairs

Fabiana Leschnizer

As Embraer and Boeing move towards one of the biggest mergers in aviation history, Luis Bulcão Pinheiro speaks to Fabiana Leschziner, Embraer’s vice president of legal affairs, to get an inside perspective on managing such a highly complex deal.

The right team for the job

Tackling a company’s litigation portfolio while keeping costs down is certainly a major challenge for any GC, but when it comes to doing this in a heavily regulated industry such as the oil and gas sector, the task is even more difficult. LACCA speaks to Gabriel Costa, managing counsel for litigation at Shell, about how he managed to reduce the company’s litigation load and why success is about getting the right expertise in-house and being tactical when a case calls for it.

HPE promotes deputy GC for Latin America and EMEA

One month into his new position as VP and deputy GC for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, Eduardo Ruiz Montoya tells LACCA about the challenges of handling legal and compliance work in Latin America and why it’s always helpful to bestshore low-cost and repetitive legal work. 


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New member profile: General counsel at construction materials company Elementia

Alberto Perales

Alberto Perales tells LACCA about the importance of providing creative solutions for the business as well as what factors he considers when hiring external counsel.

New member profile: Regulatory and competition lawyer at ESPH

William Villalobos

William Villalobos Herrera tells LACCA about his work improving efficiency within ESPH’s legal department, and how learning from your colleagues is key to developing a great in-house team.

New member profile: Corporate data protection lawyer at Audi in Mexico


With nearly 10 years’ experience in the legal industry, Juan Luis Huesca Rocchi tells LACCA why adding value to the company is always a team effort.

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LACCA's research into "Who Represents Latin America's biggest companies" reveals that while in-house teams are bringing more matters into their own hands, international firms remain indispensable when it comes to complex cross-border matters.

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