Valuation time in investment cases is the sticking point, says arbitration panel

Panellists at the first Latin Lawyer-GAR Live Arbitration Summit agreed that determining a valuation date is one of the most challenging aspects of calculating damages in investment arbitration cases, but were divided on the usefulness of judicial bifurcations.

Mexico’s Kaye Trueba poaches EY tax manager

Kaye Trueba Abogados has recruited EY México’s former tax controversy manager to lead its tax practice.

Peru’s Gallo Barrios strengthens tax practice

Gallo Barrios Pickmann, which recently announced plans to merge with global firm Dentons, has promoted its tax head to the partnership as law firms across Latin America grapple with legal changes inspired by the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project.

Digging in, branching out

As China’s interest in the region both deepens and broadens, it is finding law firms increasingly indispensable. Vincent Manancourt reports

Time to find a middle ground

The results of Latin Lawyer’s 2017 fee survey suggest Latin American law firms have preserved their value in the face of persistent price pressure from clients, but there is still room for improvement when it comes to putting together accurate, and profitable, fee proposals. Rosie Cresswell asks if project-based costing is the answer

“Game is up” for traditional law firm business model, says top consultant

Law firms must adopt business practices from other industries or else be superseded by new types of legal services providers, said law firm consultant Bruce MacEwan at the launch of his book in London yesterday.

Valuation time in investment cases is the sticking point, says arbitration panel

Fabrizio Hernández, based in the Madrid office of NERA Economic Consulting outlined the practical implications of evaluating damages. “In terms of valuation...




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