Arbitration

Shearman promotes LatAm specialist

Shearman & Sterling LLP has promoted to partner a London-based Colombian who has advised on most of the Latin American disputes handled by the firm in recent years.

Peru faces arbitration threat over seized gold

A Dutch asset management company has threatened Peru with an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim worth more than US$65 million over the destruction of its gold trading business and reputational damage in the wake of an investigation into alleged illegal mining.

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.

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.

Panelists question Miami’s arbitration credentials

Delegates voted in favour of Miami being a world-class seat for arbitration at this year’s Latin Lawyer – GAR Annual Arbitration Summit, but panelists were more cautious, agreeing much of its popularity in Latin America was down to its location.


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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

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Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

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Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Firms that practice in this area

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Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 13th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony