The first oil and gas companies adopting more technologically advanced methods in Latin America stand to benefit from better financing options, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas conference last month.
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.
Many Latin American national oil companies 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 in May at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.
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 in May at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.
Rising enforcement and increasing cooperation in Latin America means the US authorities are taking a back seat in investigations on the continent.
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.
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
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.
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.
German Vito Fernández, the vice president of YPF’s legal department, will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas next month.