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Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head
Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head

Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head

30 October 2020

Brazilian disputes boutique Marchini Botelho Caselta Advogados has hired a former chief compliance officer and litigation head of drinks giant Anheuser-Busch InBev to lead its arbitration and compliance groups.

Lifetime achievement award: Paulo Cezar Aragão
Lifetime achievement award: Paulo Cezar Aragão

Lifetime achievement award: Paulo Cezar Aragão

26 October 2020

At the age of 69, as active as ever, Paulo Cezar Aragão remains among Brazil’s most influential and respected lawyers, a titan of the profession capable of making the difference at a high-stakes negotiation table like very few are.

Demarest Advogados
Demarest Advogados

Demarest Advogados

22 October 2020

Locations: São Paulo, Campinas, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and New York

Argentine grid manager faces second arbitration claim
Argentine grid manager faces second arbitration claim

Argentine grid manager faces second arbitration claim

22 October 2020

Argentina’s electricity market manager is facing a second claim at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) filed by an investor in a World Bank-sponsored renewables incentives programme.

Demarest Advogados
Demarest Advogados

Demarest Advogados

22 October 2020

Intelligence-led modernisers

Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados
Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados

Rodríguez Angobaldo Abogados

21 October 2020

Locations: Lima

Baker McKenzie (Chile)
Baker McKenzie (Chile)

Baker McKenzie (Chile)

19 October 2020

Locations: Santiago

Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia
Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia

Odebrecht bribery ruling upheld in Colombia

16 October 2020

Colombia’s highest administrative court has upheld an award that nullified an Odebrecht consortium’s contract for a billion-dollar highway construction on grounds of corruption – a project that has also given rise to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claims and an investment treaty dispute.

Israeli investor fails in arbitration claim against Guatemala
Israeli investor fails in arbitration claim against Guatemala

Israeli investor fails in arbitration claim against Guatemala

15 October 2020

A divided United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has dismissed an Israeli energy company’s US$117 million claim against Guatemala, ruling that the state is not liable for pursuing a criminal investigation into the tax affairs of electricity distributors owned by the investor.

Ferrere (Ecuador)
Ferrere (Ecuador)

Ferrere (Ecuador)

08 October 2020

Ambitious player