Central & South America

Eloy Rizzo discusses application trends in FCPA in 2016

In the article “Trends en practices anticorrupción for 2016 la luz de la FCPA” published on January 14 by LexLatin, Eloy Rizzo, member of the KLA, says the trends and the most important aspects of the application of the FCPA, discussed at the conference held at the end 2015 in Washington / DC. The FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) is a US law with extraterritorial reach to prevent and combat international corruption practices.

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André Fonseca discusses leniency agreements in Brazil

In the article “Leniency agreements in Brazil” published in issue from January to March 2016 the journal Risk & Compliance of Financier Worldwide, André Fonseca, member of the Corporate Criminal Law area, discusses the leniency agreements in Brazil and the bill in pending for its revision. According to the lawyer, the competent authorities may enter into leniency agreements with entities who have committed unlawful acts and that effectively have cooperated with the investigation, but there are still improvements that should be adopted for greater efficiency.

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KLA hires partner to develop Corporate criminal law area and strengthening the practice of Anti-Corruption & Compliance

O KLA anuncia a contratação de André Gustavo Isola Fonseca, que passa a integrar o escritório para desenvolver a área de Direito penal empresarial e reforçar a prática de Anticorrupção & Compliance.

Na matéria “Veirano criminal lawyer boosts Koury Lopes’ anti-corruption practice in Brazil”, publicada em 17 de novembro, pelo Latin Lawyer, André comenta o que motivou sua vinda para o KLA: “O escritório é o melhor na minha área de atuação – Anticorrupção & Compliance” – e possui uma forte equipe liderada pela Isabel, uma profissional respeitável no mercado, que eu conheço há bastante tempo.”
Isabel Franco, sócia da área de Anticorrupção & Compliance do KLA, comenta que a admissão do André é essencial para dar continuidade ao crescimento da área no próximo ano e afirma que o escritório está muito feliz com a vinda do advogado.

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International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Firm in Ecuador, Jiménez-Carbo Torbay Rodríguez & Asociados A.P.

(PRLEAP.COM) New York (October 09, 2015) – On Friday, the International Lawyers Network announced that they welcomed Jiménez-Carbo Torbay Rodríguez & Asociados A.P. as a representative for Ecuador.

The firm was founded in 1972, and presently provides a broad range of legal services, including general counseling services in litigation, mediation, conciliation and arbitration for a variety of legal entities and persons in the private and public sectors. The firm, now directed by Dr. David Rodríguez Ycaza, grants general services especially in the relations with Governmental Entities in Biddings and Public Purchases; Corporate Matters; Commercial Law; Family Law; Administrative Law; Telecommunications, Electrical, Water and Sewage, Utilities Laws; Foreign Investments; Intellectual Property; Labor Matters; Insurance; Mining Law; Litigation and Resolution of Conflicts.

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Divorce proceeding by mutual consent in the Republic of Panama, for people living abroad

Among our various services, we found a significant increase for this kind of proceeding.

Due to the large amount of foreigners that in recent years have chosen Panama as their second home, it is logical that the increase of couples that even if they are not in the country, need to end the marriage.

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KLA sponsors New York State Bar Association Seasonal Meeting

The International Section’s Seasonal Meeting of the New York State Bar Association will be held in São Paulo, at the Renaissance Hotel, between October 14 and 17. The upcoming meeting will begin with a Plenary Session with remarks from the Brazilian and U.S. Bar Association Presidents, and include panel discussions on a variety of topics. KLA’s partner Isabel Franco, as the NYSBA’s Brazil Chapter chair is the head of the steering committee. Partners Karin Alvo and Tiago Cortez are among the meeting panelists. More…

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ICMS on imaginary discounts

In the article “ICMS on imaginary discounts”, published by the Brazilian newspaper, Valor Econômico, on July 22nd of 2014, KLA tax associate Luiz Carlos de Andrade Júnior addresses the levy of the ICMS on “discounts” applied on the sales of mobiles.  More…

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Eloy Rizzo published a post in FCPAméricas

Eloy Rizzo, a senior attorney at KLA published a post in the FCPAméricas blog regarding the hospitality risks at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

http://fcpamericas.com/english/brazil/hospitality-risks-2016-rio-olympics/

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Isabel Franco and Cláudia Massaia discusses the new guidelines of the Brazilian Clean Company Act

In the article “The New Guidelines of The Brazilian Clean Company Act”, published by the magazine R&C: Risk & Compliance on July 15th, 2015, KLA Anti-Corruption partner Isabel Franco specialist in anti-corruption legislation and associate Cláudia Massaia discuss the new guidelines of the Brazilian Clean Company Act which were enacted by Decree 8,420/15. More…

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Luis Alberto Aninat integrará Centro Nacional de Arbitraje

El socio de Aninat Schwencke fue invitado a formar parte del cuerpo arbitral del organismo.

Fuente: El Mercurio Legal

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