Arbitration

ICSID arbitration settlement triggers Argentine criminal investigation

As Argentina’s centre-right president Mauricio Macri suffers a shock defeat in a primary vote, a prosecutor in the country has opened a criminal investigation into the settlement of an ICSID case that is alleged to have financially benefited the president’s family.

Paul Hastings lawyer joins former teammate at Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins LLP has hired a Latin America-focused arbitration associate as counsel from Paul Hastings LLP’s New York office.

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.

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

Panellists at Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – called for the increased use of dispute boards in Latin American construction projects to stop them being put on hold.


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Reference

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Construction

Mexico

Javier Troncoso Valle

Bufete Troncoso

Chile

Alex Wagemann and Elina Mereminskaya

Wagemann Lawyers & Engineers

Guides

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The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - First Edition

Introduction: Effective Crisis Management in Latin America

Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Dealing with the Challenges of Political Violence and Crime in Latin America

Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly

The Arkin Group

Firms that practice in this area

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Events

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Private Equity

Events

Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Labour & Employment