Work Area: Arbitration

Cuatrecasas appoints three partners across LatAm offices

Cuatrecasas has promoted three senior associates in Chile, Colombia and Peru to partner, adding firepower to its disputes, finance and M&A practices in the region.

19 April 2022

Mattos Filho makes largest-ever promotion

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has made its largest-ever partner promotion, appointing 13 lawyers to its senior rank across several practice areas.

13 April 2022

Spanish agribusiness wins big arbitration against Venezuela

A divided International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has ordered Venezuela to pay nearly US$3 billion including interest for expropriating the assets of a Spanish agricultural group, after US sanctions forced a law firm representing the state to withdraw.

29 March 2022

Lefosse nabs partners from TozziniFreire and E Munhoz

Lefosse has added two lawyers to its senior rank by hiring partners from fellow Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and E Munhoz Advogados, boosting its disputes and restructuring departments.

17 March 2022

Velloza Advogados hires ex-federal judge as partner

Brazilian tax-focused firm Velloza Advogados has hired a former federal court judge as partner, bolstering its arbitration, white-collar crime and public law practices.

14 March 2022

Cuatrecasas adds partners in Bogotá and Santiago

Cuatrecasas has nabbed the disputes head of Holland & Knight (Colombia) to boost its Bogotá office, while also hiring a tax-specialist from KPMG as partner and to lead its efforts in that field in Chile.

11 March 2022

Jiménez Peña bolsters arbitration practice with promotion

Dominican firm Jiménez Peña has promoted a lawyer to its senior rank, strengthening its arbitration practice.

10 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Mexico faces NAFTA arbitration over closure of fuel terminal

A US energy company has threatened Mexico with a legacy North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) claim worth US$667 million over the closure of a fuel storage terminal – a measure it says is part of a government effort to restore the monopoly position of state-owned oil company Pemex.

25 February 2022

Arnold & Porter boosts LatAm arbitration offering

Mélida Hodgson has left the partnership at Jenner & Block to join Arnold & Porter in New York, adding to its expertise in Latin American work.

26 January 2022

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