Conference coverage

Argentina’s offshore future looks bright, say panellists

Argentina’s offshore future looks bright, say panellists

24 June 2019

Speakers at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas last month praised Argentina’s hydrocarbons framework and tried to soothe energy investor concerns amid government pushback in Mexico.

State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists

State oil companies will invite more private investment, say panellists

20 June 2019

Many Latin American national oil companies (NOCs) are increasingly willing to relinquish control of exploration and production efforts to private corporations, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas, which took place last month at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

14 June 2019

Argentina must change its legal framework if the country is to become a prime exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas, which took place last month at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

Car Wash investigation’s legacy is driving cooperation in the Americas

12 June 2019

Rising enforcement and increasing cooperation in Latin America means the US authorities are taking a back seat in investigations on the continent. 

Mexico to tackle corruption with "all the strength” of the state

Mexico to tackle corruption with "all the strength” of the state

10 June 2019

The chief legal adviser to the Mexican president has said the country will prosecute historical cases and enforce anti-corruption laws after years of inaction. 

Notebook scandal gives Argentina “unprecedented opportunity” to tackle corruption, official says

Notebook scandal gives Argentina “unprecedented opportunity” to tackle corruption, official says

22 May 2019

The president of Argentina’s financial information unit has said that a high-profile case that hit the headlines last year presents an opportunity for significant anti-corruption reforms in the country. By Latin Lawyer's sister publication Global Investigations Review's Waithera Junghae in Buenos Aires

Compliance teams are enablers, not roadblocks for the O&G business

Compliance teams are enablers, not roadblocks for the O&G business

15 May 2019

Energy companies should view the legal professionals who keep their compliance programmes updated as business-friendly, heard delegates at the Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas event, which was held yesterday at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

More dispute boards in LatAm construction contracts, urge panellists

01 May 2019

Panellists at Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 3rd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – called for the increased use of dispute boards in Latin American construction projects to stop them being put on hold.

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

YPF legal head confirmed for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

08 April 2019

German Vito Fernández, the vice president of YPF’s legal department, will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas next month.

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

Programme announced for LL Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas Summit

29 March 2019

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas has been published.