Work Area: Arbitration

DLA Piper adds partner and counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has strengthened its arbitration and telecoms practices by hiring a partner from local firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle SC and adding a counsel from the country’s telecoms regulator.

28 July 2021

Brazilian distributor wins billion-dollar dispute with Hyundai

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal in Frankfurt has ruled in a billion-dollar dispute over a distributor’s right to import Hyundai cars to Brazil, blocking the Korean company from terminating their contract and ruling it should run for another decade.

28 July 2021

Partners leave Brazilian firms Muriel Medici and Santos Neto for new ventures

Several partners have parted ways with Brazilian firms Muriel Medici Franco Advogados and Santos Neto Advogados, branching off to form separate ventures.

28 July 2021

CMS incorporates Colombian firm

Colombian Latin Lawyer 250 firm CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has incorporated its second local firm in less than a month, strengthening its dispute resolution and intellectual property offerings with two new partners.

27 July 2021

Ecuador ratifies ICSID Convention

Ecuador has ratified the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention, sealing the state’s return to the treaty that it denounced over a decade ago.

23 July 2021

Botelho Advogados hires Demarest lawyer as partner

A former Demarest Advogados lawyer has joined Brazilian law firm Botelho Advogados as partner, strengthening its disputes, data protection and IP practice areas.

23 July 2021

Pillsbury nabs LatAm-focused partner from Baker McKenzie

US law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has strengthened its disputes offering in Latin America by hiring an arbitration partner from Baker McKenzie LLP.

21 July 2021

PDVSA arbitration award reinstated despite corruption allegations

The Dutch Supreme Court has reinstated an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award against a subsidiary of Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA that was set aside two years ago on grounds of corruption.

21 July 2021

Court rejects challenge over alleged cyber-attack against J&F

As a Brazilian court lifts a stay on an award in a multibillion-dollar M&A dispute, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Court of Arbitration has rejected a bid to disqualify the entire tribunal based on an alleged cyber-attack.

20 July 2021

Baker McKenzie adds partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie (Argentina) has added firepower to its dispute resolution practice by promoting one lawyer to partner.

19 July 2021

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