The former head of litigation and arbitration at Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has left the firm to assume the same role at Holland & Knight (Mexico).
The lawsuit filed on 10 April by J&F Investimentos against Brazilian law firm Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados and its international association firm Baker McKenzie LLP adds another chapter to a scandal that shook Brazil and almost led President Michel Temer to step down less than one year into his mandate.
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
Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping.
Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press
Anthony S Harrington
Albright Stonebridge Group
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250