Latin America becoming more attractive as arbitration seat

Local arbitration centres are developing stronger institutional rules and are increasingly viewed as an attractive destination for an arbitration seat, contributing to a Latinisation of arbitration, heard delegates at the debut Latin Lawyer - GAR Live Arbitration Summit held in Miami on Thursday.

Latin America becoming more attractive as arbitration seat Marcelo Etchebarne and Jonathan Hamilton at yesterday's conference

Quoting Argentine author Luis Borges’ famous expression that “it only takes two facing mirrors to build a labyrinth,” conference co-chair Cristián Conejero Roos of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) moderated an hour-long panel that explored arbitration in Latin America, and its relationship with Anglo-Saxon, common law elements of the practice.

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