Greenberg Traurig Participates In IBA’s Third Annual Corporate Governance Conference

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Greenberg Traurig Miami shareholders Enrique A. Conde and Jacqueline Becerra participated as panelists during a Corporate Governance Conference co-presented by the International Bar Association (IBA) Capital Markets Forum and the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee on Nov. 4 in Miami.

Greenberg Traurig Miami shareholders Enrique A. Conde and Jacqueline Becerra participated as panelists during a Corporate Governance Conference co-presented by the International Bar Association (IBA) Capital Markets Forum and the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee on Nov. 4 in Miami.

Supported by the IBA North American Regional Forum and the IBA Latin American Regional Forum, the conference gathered the world’s leading lawyers and business executives to discuss best practices, lessons learned, and recent trends relating to the management and risk assessment of corporate governance matters across different jurisdictions.

Conde, a shareholder in the Corporate and Securities Practice, participated in the panel, titled “Recent trends: controlling shareholders, interested financial advisors and exposure.” The discussion focused on current developments and trends in corporate governance, with a comparative discussion of new rules and best practices around the world, including the United States, Brazil, Russia, the European Union, and Switzerland.

Becerra, a shareholder in the Litigation Practice, spoke on the panel, titled “Lessons learned from the Petrobras case.” The discussion included problems related to one of the largest bribery scandals of recent times, and examined issues and risks facing multinational companies doing business with state-owned companies.

The IBA, established in 1947, is the world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations, and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 80,000 individual lawyers and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning over 160 countries. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.

Conde focuses his legal practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate financings, joint ventures, and all types of general contractual matters throughout North, Central, and South America; the Caribbean; and Europe. He also advises Latin American and European companies doing business in the United States.

Becerra’s practice focuses on commercial, securities, employment, patent, and trademark litigation, as well as criminal matters, including internal corporate investigations and advising clients on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, second largest in the U.S. on the 2016 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2016 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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