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M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

23 May 2019

Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Bolivian politician’s arbitration award enforced in US

01 May 2019

A Colorado court has confirmed a US$36 million award in favour of a Bolivian politician’s investment company against a Mexican cement group despite the fact it is still subject to annulment proceedings in Bolivia.

Guevara & Gutiérrez guides Alicorp merger in Bolivia

11 March 2019

Bolivian law firm Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales has helped three local subsidiaries of Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp merge into one joint company.

Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Bolivia escapes bulk of arbitration treaty claim over silver mine

Bolivia escapes bulk of arbitration treaty claim over silver mine

28 November 2018

A divided tribunal has found Bolivia liable for the expropriation of a silver mining concession while awarding the third-party funded claimant significantly less than the US$385 million it had sought – prompting a separate opinion by Chilean arbitrator Francisco Orrego Vicuña shortly before his death last month.

Bolivian opposition alleges court bias after arbitration award challenge

06 July 2018

The investment company of a Bolivian former presidential candidate has asked a US court to press ahead with enforcement of a US$40 million award that has been subject to set-aside proceedings in Bolivia – arguing that it is “uniquely vulnerable” to bias in those courts in light of the judiciary’s lack of independence from the government of President Evo Morales.  

Bolivia agrees to pay ICSID award

Bolivia agrees to pay ICSID award

18 June 2018

Bolivia has agreed to pay US$42.6 million to satisfy an award from the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in favour of Chilean company Quiborax, ending a 12-year dispute over the expropriation of mining concessions by a previous administration.

Peru’s Alicorp gets financing for Bolivia acquisition

21 May 2018

Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp has hired White & Case LLP in Miami, Garrigues (Peru) in Lima and Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales in La Paz to obtain a US$400 million loan.

Chilean investor wins against Bolivia

25 September 2015

An ICSID tribunal has ordered Bolivia to pay US$50 million to Chilean mining company Quiborax, almost a decade after the claim was filed and nearly two years after the close of merits hearings.

Bolivia’s new arbitration law provokes mixed reaction from lawyers

17 July 2015

Bolivia has passed a new mediation and arbitration law increasing the power of the state and local jurisdictions in arbitration, sparking fears from some lawyers that the tough new rules could harm private investment in the country.