Arbitration

Another ICSID arbitration creditor eyes PDVSA assets

A Dutch subsidiary of US bottlemaker Owen-Illinois has become the latest of Venezuela’s arbitral creditors to target the US assets of the state’s national oil and gas company PDVSA, in a bid to collect on a US$500 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award.

Hughes Hubbard hires LatAm arbitration partner in Miami

Latin America-focused disputes partner Luis O’Naghten has left Baker McKenzie LLP in Miami to join Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.

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

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

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

LO Baptista

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

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Events

Events

LACCA Live 10th Regional São Paulo Meeting 2019

Events

Latin Lawyer 13th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony