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Law firms must adopt business practices from other industries or else be superseded by new types of legal services providers, said law firm consultant Bruce MacEwan at the launch of his book in London yesterday.
04 April 2017
The chief prosecutor at Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) announced a new strategic alliance among the antitrust enforcers in his country, Argentina, Brazil and Chile at the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Spring meeting last Thursday.
22 March 2017
In the quest for innovation, law firms are putting client satisfaction at the core of new management strategies, effectively surveying clients to find improved ways of delivering their services.
15 March 2017
At yesterday’s annual Vance Center Women in the Profession Program (WIP) conference in Buenos Aires, female professionals were urged to instigate the closing of the gender gap through a culture of inclusivity.