As El Salvador freezes the assets of a failed ICSID claimant to collect on a costs award, the state has reported a “new victory” in an unrelated arbitration over a project to extend one of the country’s largest motorways.
Latin Lawyer continues with its run-through of the region’s leading law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today’s focus is El Salvador.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.
As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell
Tickets are still available for Latin Lawyer’s 6th Annual M&A conference, to be held in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow, where a host of in-house counsel including senior figures from Ambev, Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch will speak.