Panama

Panama tyre dispute leads to milestone trademark ruling

In what is thought to be the first decision of its kind, a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has recognised that trademark licences can qualify for protection under an investment treaty – ruling that a claim by two US subsidiaries of Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone against Panama can continue.

Colombia’s Intertug obtains multijurisdictional loan

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCoy LLP in New York has acted as lead counsel to Colombian marine industry company Intertug in a syndicated loan worth US$42 million.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Quotas are essential to curb the gender gap, say labour panellists

Gender quotas are necessary to improve equality and overcome bias in the workplace, but they must be used as part of a wider programme that encourages cultural and institutional change, agreed an all-female panel at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.

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Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP