21 June 2019
A US court has refused to enforce a US shipbuilder’s US$129 million award against Venezuela’s ministry of defence in a 17-year dispute over a contract to upgrade two missile-armed navy frigates.
06 June 2019
D’Empaire in Venezuela has strengthened its finance and corporate practices with a lateral hire.
05 June 2019
Lee Buchheit, former Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP partner and newly appointed strategic advisor to the Venezuelan opposition, will deliver the keynote at Latin Lawyer - GRR 4th Annual Restructuring Summit, which will be held on 11 July at Paul Hasting LLP’s office in New York.
04 June 2019
Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which others have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht since 2016.
24 May 2019
An UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission On International Trade Law) tribunal has declined jurisdiction over a US$185 million investment treaty claim against Venezuela brought by a Spanish subsidiary of US cleaning products group Clorox – after rejecting the claimant’s attempt to remove a tribunal-appointed expert.
23 May 2019
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.
23 May 2019
Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.
23 May 2019
A US court has enforced an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award worth over US$400 million against Venezuela after finding it was bound to recognise lawyers acting for Juan Guaidó as the country’s legitimate representatives.
21 May 2019
The average percentage of partner positions at Latin Lawyer 250 firms held by women is now 23%, barely more than the number we reported when we began tracking partner diversity back in 2013.
13 May 2019
An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) committee has rejected arguments by the special attorney general appointed by Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó that lawyers instructed by the government of President Nicolás Maduro no longer have authority to represent the state in an annulment proceeding.