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Perenco applies to enforce arbitral award as Ecuador seeks annulment
Perenco applies to enforce arbitral award as Ecuador seeks annulment

Perenco applies to enforce arbitral award as Ecuador seeks annulment

04 October 2019

Days after winning a net sum of US$411 million in a claim against Ecuador over a tax on windfall oil profits, Bahamian oil company Perenco has asked a US court to enforce the award – as the state applies to International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) to have it annulled.

Panama court sets aside arbitration award against non-signatories
Panama court sets aside arbitration award against non-signatories

Panama court sets aside arbitration award against non-signatories

17 May 2019

The Panamanian Supreme Court has partially annulled an arbitration award in favour of an Ecuadorean port authority that held affiliates of a Hong Kong conglomerate liable under a concession contract that they had not signed.

Ecuadorian court says antitrust leniency material release was illegal
Ecuadorian court says antitrust leniency material release was illegal

Ecuadorian court says antitrust leniency material release was illegal

14 August 2018

A decision by Ecuador’s antitrust enforcer to pass on confidential leniency material to the regional Andean competition agency was unlawful, a local court has ruled.

Statutes not the answer to enforcing arbitral awards against non-signatories
Statutes not the answer to enforcing arbitral awards against non-signatories

Statutes not the answer to enforcing arbitral awards against non-signatories

27 April 2018

Speakers at the Latin Lawyer-GAR Live 2nd Annual Arbitration Summit – held yesterday in Miami – agreed that arbitration courts should regulate the role of parties who have not consented to arbitration on a case-by-case basis, and that international statues could not provide an answer.

Colombian hygiene company makes third acquisition in five months
Colombian hygiene company makes third acquisition in five months

Colombian hygiene company makes third acquisition in five months

18 April 2018

CorralRosales has helped Colombian hygiene company Grupo Familia acquire its Ecuadorian counterpart Industrial Papelera Ecuatoriana (Impaecsa).

Discount tickets still available for Annual Arbitration Summit
Discount tickets still available for Annual Arbitration Summit

Discount tickets still available for Annual Arbitration Summit

06 April 2018

There are just seven days left to snap up early booking rate tickets for the Latin Lawyer – GAR Live 2nd Annual Arbitration Summit, which will be held in Miami Beach later this month. The conference will take place in Miami Beach, at 701 Brickell Avenue, on Thursday 26 April 2018. L O Baptista Advogados’ Adriana Braghetta and White & Case LLP’s Jonathan Hamilton will co-chair the event.

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module
Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

04 April 2017

A civil and economic rights group established by The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice has launched an anti-corruption initiative that will organise private practice lawyers across the Americas to support government efforts to crack down on corruption.

Ferrere chooses Guayaquil for third Ecuador office
Ferrere chooses Guayaquil for third Ecuador office

Ferrere chooses Guayaquil for third Ecuador office

28 November 2016

Ferrere has opened a third office in Ecuador, establishing a presence in the port city of Guayaquil and significantly bolstering its geographical reach.

Human rights commission approves El Universo claim
Human rights commission approves El Universo claim

Human rights commission approves El Universo claim

14 January 2016

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has agreed to take on a lawsuit brought by the owners of El Universo newspaper against Ecuador, in one of the first cases of its kind to challenge the state’s alleged repression of free speech.

Ecuador wins record reduction of Oxy award
Ecuador wins record reduction of Oxy award

Ecuador wins record reduction of Oxy award

04 November 2015

An ICSID committee has partially annulled a US$1.76 billion award in favour of US oil company Occidental Petroleum against Ecuador, reducing the damages by an unprecedented US$700 million.