A US court has refused to enforce a US shipbuilder’s US$129 million award against Venezuela’s ministry of defence in a 17-year dispute over a contract to upgrade two missile-armed navy frigates.
A tribunal in Brazil voted on Wednesday to close two probes against Google related to its shopping and advertising businesses, but recommended launching an investigation into the company’s alleged dominance in the search market and news vertical.
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.
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.
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.
Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly
The Arkin Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250