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Given the strategic value of GCs in today’s business environment, succession planning has become of vital importance for the continued success of any organisation. LACCA speaks to some of Latin America’s top GCs to find out exactly how they find and develop the perfect candidate to fill their shoes.

A new answer to an old problem

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While many companies turn straight to hiring external lawyers to solve conflicts, LACCA investigates the rising popularity of ombudspersons as an innovative alternative to settle disputes in Latin America.

El Salvador forges new anti-graft commission

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Following the closure of Guatemala’s CICIG last week, Central America’s smallest country has established its own International Commission Against Impunity in El Salvador (CICIES). While local lawyers have welcomed the creation as a step towards rooting out corruption in the country, they question whether the body can survive without the proper support it needs and whether it will make the same mistakes as its Guatemalan counterpart.

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New member profile: Legal counsel at Casa dos Ventos Energias Renováveis

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Silvia Fiszman tells LACCA about keeping up-to-date with new developments in the renewable energy sector and helping her company operate as sustainably as possible.

New member profile: Counsel for Bupa Europe & Latin America

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Eva Maria Gonzalez tells LACCA about why data security is the biggest concern for in-house teams working in the healthcare sector and how improving third-party practices is simply another way of doing business with the customers’ best interests in mind.

New member profile: GC & head of institutional affairs at Suzano

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Pablo Gimenez Machado speaks to LACCA about the challenges facing GCs in Brazil as well as what measures the country’s government should take to improve the local business environment.  

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