Entrevista

 

Entrevista para uma revista argentina com informações sobre o JSG

Entrevista

 

Entrevista Amira Chammas para revista Vanguard Law Magazine

From Latin America to the world

Alison O’Connell
 
Brazil’s Bar Association, the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB), is a powerful and mandatory regulatory body locally – but until recently virtually exclusively focused on the needs of private practice lawyers. Six months after a subcommittee for inhouse lawyers was launched, we talk to its heads to assess progress 

 

New short courses for in-house lawyers in Brazil

 Eleanor Warnick

With more and more legal courses opening up in Brazil, particularly in São Paulo and Rio, lawyers no longer need to look abroad for specialist qualifications in their chosen area. As well as an increase in MBAs, seminars, events and workshops, there are is now a larger variety of short courses targeted specifically at in-house lawyers.

On the front foot

Gwyneth Jones

The dynamic rate of developments in technology and the online and e-commerce sectors demands continually innovative thinking from GCs in the sector. Flávio Franco, executive legal director at online retailer Netshoes, shares his strategies for inking the types of unprecedented deals that saw him crowned Dealmaker of the Year during this year’s LACCA Awards.

Do Lawyers Make Better CEOs Than MBAs?

Todd Henderson

The bad news keeps coming for Wells Fargo. A nearly $150 million settlement is pending for the fake-account scandal that roiled the bank last year, and a new scandal has emerged: Recently it has been alleged that thousands of customers were signed up for insurance without their knowledge.

Strengthening ties

Gwyneth Jones

In 2014 Brazilian corporate counsel realised they needed a space to discuss the unique challenges of in-house lawyers and launched the Jurídico Sem Gravata (JSG) initiative. Three years on LACCA catches up with some founding members to hear about the group’s success in bringing the local in-house community together to share ideas and best practices