26 May 2017
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.
25 May 2017
Project finance opportunities in much of Latin America’s oil and gas space are promising, but corruption-embattled Brazil and its heavily indebted state-owned energy company Petrobras may serve as a cautionary tale for Mexico and other countries eager to develop the sector, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Oil & Gas Conference, held last week in Mexico City.
24 May 2017
Diego Gómez Pickering, Mexico’s consul general to New York city and former ambassador to the UK, will deliver the keynote at the Latin Lawyer – GRR Live 2nd Annual Restructuring Summit, which will be held at Paul Hastings’ New York office on Monday 5 June.
23 May 2017
The way in which arbitration is pitched to companies has a significant bearing on whether they select it as a method of alternative dispute resolution; with financial companies being the most hesitant to do so, heard delegates at the first Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit held in Miami last month.
19 May 2017
President Donald Trump's deregulation efforts will have little impact on oil and gas investment in the US and any production gains they do produce could benefit rather than harm the country's big export markets, especially Mexico, agreed panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer's 8th annual oil & gas conference, held yesterday in Mexico City.
17 May 2017
A panel at the Latin Lawyer-GAR Live Arbitration Summit that considered the prerequisites for choosing an arbitrator was divided on whether arbitrators in investor-state cases should have extensive expertise in public international law, or whether commercial experience is more important.
16 May 2017
Arriving to a mixture of raucous applause and booing, the Brazilian judge leading the Car Wash investigation into a kickback scheme involving scores of key businessmen and politicians defended the use of preventive pre-trial detention at a panel discussion in London on Saturday.
04 May 2017
Exiles returning, a marked shift in the attitude of young people and a burgeoning small business sector will be important factors in Cuba’s development in coming years, according to the former British ambassador to the country.
28 April 2017
Local arbitration centres are developing stronger institutional rules and are increasingly viewed as an attractive destination for an arbitration seat, contributing to a Latinisation of arbitration, heard delegates at the debut Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit held in Miami on Thursday.
28 April 2017
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.