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ABB Chile

ABB Chile, the Chilean branch of ABB Group, is a specialist technology and engineering company specialising in robotics and motion, electrification products, industrial automation, and power grids across 130 countries globally. Since 2003 the legal function in Chile has been headed by Andrea Lira Droguett, legal and integrity manager and compliance officer. She created the …

Adecco Group

Over the past two years Adecco Group’s compact seven-person legal team in Chile has been fundamental to the success of the wider company, due to its ongoing involvement in virtually all commercial affairs that the business conducts within the country. Headed by the proactive and highly motivated legal director Magdalena Strahovsky, the team’s superior industry …

Adexus

With operations spanning Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia, Adexus is a leading IT provider in Latin America, whose market has grown significantly in recent years thanks to the expanding pace of digitisation among corporations in the region. Adexus’ legal department, supervised by legal manager Cristián Lorca, has been an invaluable asset during the company’s …

ADP Chile

ADP, the leading provider of technological solutions for human capital management in the world, accelerated its growth in Latin America after acquiring PayRoll in Chile, Argentina and Peru in 2013. Today the firm’s local subsidiary, ADP Chile, which offers a wide range of human resources, payroll, talent management and tax administration and benefits tools is …

AES Gener

A legal team of professionals possessing deep technical sector expertise and the capability to oversee projects from start to finish is an absolute necessity for an ambitious and constantly growing enterprise such as Chile’s AES Gener. Since joining the company in June 2010, highly experienced energy lawyer Alberto Zavala has been able to forge such …

AFP PlanVital

With the recent approval by Chile’s pension watchdog (Superintendencia de Pensiones) of changes to its risk-based supervision framework for private pension fund managers (AFPs) and unemployment insurance administrators (AFCs), the role of AFP Planvital’s corporate compliance function has become even more significant. This transition of the regulatory and supervisory framework of the pensions sector to …

Aguas Andinas

Aguas Andinas is Chile’s largest sanitary company serving two million households and providing 100% coverage in all areas of Chile. The company is going through a large period of growth and plans to continue this expansion through to 2020 including achieving 100% of the treatment of wastewater from Santiago. Crucial to the future success of …

Andes Mining & Energy

Since beginning operations in 2008 by establishing a 600MW combined cycle gas power plant in Peru, Andes Mining & Energy has expanded dramatically across the region, currently operating over 4000MW of energy projects in Chile and Peru, with 3200MW worth of gas and renewable projects in Chile alone. Such dramatic growth would not have been …

Anglo American

Referred to by sources as a professional who ‘challenges the status quo’, José Pedro Urrutia oversees a legal team which is said to be more than capable of attending to the legal necessities of Anglo American in Chile. One source says: ‘He has been able to recruit and retain talented lawyers with deep knowledge of …

Antofagasta

With annual revenues in excess of US$4.7bn, Antofagasta is one of the largest companies in Chile, specialising in the mining of copper, gold and molybdenum, a key alloying element in steel and catalysts. It also deals in mineral transport connections from Chile and Bolivia to costal ports of Mejillones and the city of Antofagasta in …

Aramark

Ranking as the 27th largest employer among the Fortune 500 companies, the American multinational food service, facilities, and uniform services provider Aramark boasts a significant presence in Chile which has been established over the course of 30 years. The exceptional group of professionals within its legal department not only gives full legal support to Aramark’s …

ARAUCO

Given the extensive scope of ARAUCO’s operations, which centre on forestry, wood pulp, timber, panels and energy across various locations in Latin America, it is not surprising that the company has invested considerable eff orts in building a highly proactive legal department that is in close proximity to business operations. In charge of all environmental …

Australis Seafoods

A group of lawyers who all have experience of practicing in large law firms, Australis Seafoods’ legal department is able to replicate the focus on excellence and high-quality service those firms are renowned for. The team’s leader and general counsel Ruben Henriquez Nunez shares that while the company’s lawyers are all familiar with the company’s …

Banco Central de Chile (BCC)

The legal department at BCC takes a pivotal advising role on international and domestic projects concerning the operations of the central bank within the international financial market, and the implementation and development of fiscal policy with an emphasis on modernising banking law in Chile. Its 10 lawyers and five support staff are led by Juan …

Banco Consorcio

Positioned at the core of Chile’s Banco Consorcio, the highly rated legal unit led by legal vice president Jorge Parker has recently undergone fundamental changes to cope with the evolving business climate in the country. ‘Changes in the tax system, consumer law and everything related to the treatment of personal data and outsourcing of services …

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