Shearman & Sterling LLP has promoted to partner a London-based Colombian who has advised on most of the Latin American disputes handled by the firm in recent years.
A Dutch asset management company has threatened Peru with an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim worth more than US$65 million over the destruction of its gold trading business and reputational damage in the wake of an investigation into alleged illegal mining.
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.
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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These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250