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Dual nationals seek set aside of Dominican Republic arbitration award

Two US-Dominican dual nationals have applied to set aside a DR-CAFTA award that rejected their US$41.5 million claim against the Dominican Republic – saying the majority tribunal exceeded its powers and manifestly disregarded the law when it concluded they lacked standing to bring the claim.

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June
Dominican Republic defeats arbitration claim by dual nationals

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.  

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Exposing the gap

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Surveys

Exposing the gap

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Why fewer women than men become partners
Survey highlights scant change to women partner numbers

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity
NYSBA’s LatAm arm calls for regionwide ethics guidance

Professional notices

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Apr 30

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit - committed to gender diversity

Thu, 30th Apr 2020