Following the election of Lenín Moreno as President this April, Ecuador looks set to renegotiate its bilateral investment treaties and - it has been suggested - could even readopt the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention.
The second round of NAFTA talks has closed in Mexico City, with US media suggesting that in the next round the US could push to make the current investor-state dispute settlement system in the agreement "opt in".
While many lawyers believe US businesses with investments in Cuba are unfazed by President Donald Trump's proposed changes to US-Cuba policy, a number have raised concerns about the implementation of clear-cut regulations to guide companies' operations on the island. Emilio Demetriou-Jones reports
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250