Work Area: Arbitration

Ecuador liable for moral damages in oilfield dispute

An UNCITRAL tribunal has ordered Ecuador to pay US$11 million to a Singaporean company in an oil field dispute, including moral damages for its “malicious” behaviour in a related criminal proceeding.

10 June 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

Leading practitioners meet for Latin Lawyer arbitration conference

Lawyers from major law firms in Latin America and the US met on 25 May in Miami for the 5th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Arbitration Review’s Arbitration Summit to discuss the legal and strategic implications of climate change, the covid-19 pandemic and human rights on arbitration in the region.

26 May 2022

Last chance to register for Latin Lawyer-GAR Arbitration Summit

Several in-house lawyers will speak at the Latin Lawyer and GAR Live: Arbitration Summit 2022 in Miami, including Tania Ortiz Mena from Sempra Infrastructure and John Mascarello of Zurich Insurance Group.

24 May 2022

Alta (Costa Rica) bolsters disputes offering

Alta (Costa Rica) has strengthened its dispute resolution team by promoting a senior associate to its partnership.

13 May 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

12 May 2022

Reed Smith nabs LatAm arbitration team from Akerman

Reed Smith LLP has added expertise to its Latin American disputes offering by hiring two partners and a consultant from Akerman LLP in Miami.

11 May 2022

Lobo de Rizzo appoints four partners

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has promoted four lawyers to partner, strengthening its banking, equity capital markets, disputes and M&A practices.

10 May 2022

Clifford Chance strengthens LatAm offering

Clifford Chance LLP has promoted two Latin America-focused lawyers to partner, boosting its regional arbitration and capital markets offerings in São Paulo and Washington, DC.

09 May 2022

Lefosse promotes six to partner

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has elevated six lawyers to its senior rank, bolstering its M&A, disputes, tax and investment fund offerings.

05 May 2022

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