Litigation

Peru wins case over guano bonds

The US Supreme Court has rejected a company’s attempt to revive a US$11 billion claim against Peru over bonds issued to an exporter of sea bird excrement, or “guano”, 140 years ago notwithstanding a 1901 arbitral award that held their value had been recovered.

Abeledo Gottheil promotes disputes lawyer

Argentina’s Abeledo Gottheil Abogados SC has promoted a litigator and arbitration lawyer, taking the 46-lawyer firm’s partner count to 15. 

Interested third party

The growth of arbitration as a means to settle disputes in Latin America presents an opportunity for third-party funding to thrive, resulting in greater access to justice, particularly for cash-strapped claimants. But teaming up with a third-party financier can also raise novel concerns that must be considered at the outset. Zachary Krug, senior investment officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding in London, and Leonardo Viveiros, chief legal officer at Brazil’s Leste Litigation Finance, present the pros and cons


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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 Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

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Events

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Latin Lawyer - GIR Live 6th Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations

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Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Regional Project Finance