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Arbitration

Mattos Engelberg hires two partners in Brazil

Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Mattos Engelberg Advogados has hired two lawyers as partners, strengthening its disputes practice.

Odebrecht project triggers new arbitration against Colombian agency

Uber threatens Colombia with treaty claim over ban

Features

Here to stay

The rise of nationalism first cast doubt on the future of investment treaties and investor-state dispute settlements in Latin America more than a decade ago. But despite international trade agreements now appearing to fall out of favour in the US, such pacts and the investment arbitration they endorse look set to stand the test of time in Latin America.

Under threat

Observers say 2018 could be a transformative year for Latin America. The rise of outside candidates in presidential and legislative elections may create a new, riskier environment for investors, meaning they may no longer rely on the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) to resolve claims. By Ricardo H Puente and Andrew J Turnier.

Strategy & management

Survival techniques

Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping.

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Coming of Age

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Apr 30

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit - committed to gender diversity

Thu, 30th Apr 2020