The US multinational behind personal care brands such as Andrex, Kleenex and Huggies has brought a claim against Venezuela at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) over the seizure of its factory in the country during a national toilet paper shortage.
Miranda & Amado Abogados has expanded its partnership again in 2018, strengthening its arbitration and labour practices by promoting two counsel to partner.
The growth of arbitration as a means to settle disputes in Latin America presents an opportunity for third-party funding to thrive, resulting in greater access to justice, particularly for cash-strapped claimants. But teaming up with a third-party financier can also raise novel concerns that must be considered at the outset. Zachary Krug, senior investment officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding in London, and Leonardo Viveiros, chief legal officer at Brazil’s Leste Litigation Finance, present the pros and cons
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.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250