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New member profile: Legal counsel for LatAm at AccorInvest


Diego Ignacio Gómez M tells LACCA about his expansive career, his appointment as regional data protection coordinator, and the complexities of in-house practice in Latin America.

New member profile: Commercial lawyer at SYKES


Jose Carlos Quesada tells LACCA about his career to date, and why he returned to in-house practice. By Eloise Hardy

New member profile: Legal counsel at Dafiti Group


Fernanda Semelrot tells LACCA about the challenges facing lawyers in the fashion sector and why compliance is all about prevention.

New member profile: Tax director for Inkia Energy


María José Espantoso speaks to LACCA about why tax exemptions are not the answer for Peru’s business landscape, as well as what it’s like working in the tax department of an energy company.  

New member profile: Senior legal manager for southern Latin America at Zoetis


Carolina De Nardi speaks to LACCA about the importance of having a good understanding of the regulatory landscape in the pharmaceutical sector and how she sees a positive trend in terms of company compliance programmes in Brazil.

New member profile: Privacy coordinator at Prudential do Brasil


Thaïs Ramos speaks to LACCA about how her decision to move in-house changed the course of her career and led to her becoming a certified information privacy manager. 

New member profile: Latin America regional counsel at Solenis


Rodrigo Perestrelo Gonçalves tells LACCA about his experience in the chemicals sector and why his love of business as well as law led him to pursue an in-house career.

New member profile: Legal director of corporate and litigation at Bayer Brazil

Rafael Dantas

Rafael Dantas tells LACCA about the challenges of working on one of the pharmaceutical industry’s biggest acquisitions, and why moving beyond the legal perspective and engaging with strategic business decision-making is key to success. By Marina Albanese

New Member Profile: Head of legal & compliance for Brazil at Philips Lighting


Felipe Pessine speaks to LACCA about the rewards that come with working on a successful M&A and why he likes to work in a corporate environment. 

How AI is transforming the world of tax

AI is revolutionising the world of tax

From automation to improving forecasting, artificial intelligence (AI) is reinventing the way in which legal departments function and in particular how tax matters are handled.  Luís Rogério Farinelli and Fernando Teles da Silva of Machado Associados Advogados e Consultores take a look at how AI can help reduce risk, increase value, and drive a cost-effective approach to tax reporting and compliance.

Brazil’s insurance law needs improving, according to Brazil’s Bar Association

Insurance sector in Brazil may double its size in coming years

Débora Schalch, chair of the Insurance Law commission of the Brazilian Bar Association's São Paulo chapter (OAB-SP), takes a look at the major obstacles impacting companies in Brazil’s insurance sector. ​

New member profile: In-house counsel for ID Logistics in Brazil


Fabio Sanchez tells LACCA about the biggest challenges affecting in-house counsel in the logistic sector in Brazil.

New member profile: Head of litigation and tax at Pirelli Group Brazil


Mauro Menezes tells LACCA about how his time on secondment at Pirelli made him leave life as a private practitioner to become a full-time in-house counsel and why it is crucial to find the right balance between a business and legal mindset. 

New member profile: Head of legal and compliance at Autonomy Investimentos

Farley Menezes da Silva

Farley Menezes tells LACCA why hiring and training young lawyers is the best part of his role as a legal director.​

New member profile: General counsel Prime Energia in Chile


Juan Valdivieso tells LACCA why he chose to be an in-house counsel and why he thinks independence is a key factor for a strong in-house team 

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