Work Area: Arbitration

Brazilian pulp arbitration award survives hacking allegations

A Brazilian court has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award in an acrimonious dispute over the multibillion-dollar sale of a pulp producer, dismissing allegations the procedure was tainted by a cyberattack and a conflict of interests and awarding US$114 million in legal fees to the winning side.

08 August 2022

ICSID counsel joins arbitration boutique Jana & Gil in Chile

Francisco Grob has left the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) after seven years as legal counsel to join Jana & Gil Dispute Resolution, the Chilean boutique recently launched by former members of Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana Abogados.

05 August 2022

Quinn Emanuel LatAm lawyer joins Miller & Chevalier

An of counsel from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP has moved to Miller & Chevalier as partner, bringing experience in Latin American disputes and anti-corruption cases.

01 August 2022

Mattos Filho hires disputes partner in Brasília

Mattos Filho has added strength to its litigation and arbitration offering by hiring a former Mundie e Advogados partner.

27 July 2022

Chile's Jara del Favero appoints two partners

Chilean firm Jara del Favero Abogados has strengthened its disputes and capital markets groups by promoting two directors to partner, increasing its partnership by more than a third.

27 July 2022

Galicia lawyer launches solo arbitration practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch an arbitration boutique in Mexico City.

26 July 2022

Miner drops arbitration claim against Colombia

London-listed mining group Anglo American has withdrawn an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia over the blocked expansion of a coal mine after selling its stake in the project to Glencore, which is still pursuing its own treaty case.

19 July 2022

Peru sees off bulk of arbitration claim over motorway project

Peru says it has knocked out most of a US$150 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim by a construction contractor over a delayed project to improve a stretch of the Pan-American Highway.

18 July 2022

Ecuadorean tram disputes reach end of the line

Spanish and French consortiums have won damages – though far less than they sought – in two International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) disputes worth a combined US$75 million with an Ecuadorean municipality over the troubled construction of a tram line through a UNESCO-listed city centre.

15 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

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