A Florida court has confirmed an award at the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) that rescinded an Australian company’s purchase of an Ecuadorean engineering consultancy in light of evidence that the sellers had engaged in a “far-reaching and intricate bribery scheme” to procure government contracts.
Peru’s competition authority has joined Colombia’s in opposing two Andean regional bodies that may punish companies that had been granted leniency in those bodies’ member countries.
The cross-border acquisition by Argentina’s largest electricity provider of assets owned by Brazil’s beleaguered state-owned oil company spanned seven jurisdictions and required a strong, coordinated effort from international and regional firms
As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell
New laws designed to bring more certainty for employers, reduce the time and money spent on disputes, and create better relationships with employees are sweeping Latin America, delegates heard at the 4th annual Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held on Tuesday in Miami – but real change takes years to be fully implemented.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250