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