Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados - News

Bolivia pays highest ever settlement to foreign investor

09 January 2015

Bolivia has paid Pan American Energy US$357 million in compensation for the 2009 expropriation of its natural gas unit Chaco, following a settlement agreement signed in the presidential palace in La Paz.

TAGLaw establishes presence in Bolivia through Moreno Baldivieso

31 July 2014

Bolivia's Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados has become the newest member of TAGLaw, an international alliance of 150 law firms.

Bolivia denied early exit from ICSID claim

01 May 2013

An ICSID tribunal has refused to throw out a US power company's claim against Bolivia on the basis that it was filed more than two years after the state formally withdrew from the centre's jurisdiction – but says it may revisit the issue later in the proceedings.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Bolivia

12 March 2013

The 15th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 was published online last week. As part of our overview of the key trends in Latin America’s legal markets, today we take a closer look at Bolivia.

Bolivia marks May Day by seizing electricity assets

02 May 2012

Bolivian President Evo Morales marked May Day, the day of the worker, by taking the country’s electricity sector under state control yesterday – ordering troops to seize Bolivia’s main power grid from Spain’s Red Eléctrica Española (REE).

Masters of M&A

Masters of M&A

13 April 2012

Much of Latin America emerged largely unscathed from the global financial crisis and continues to feature a host of countries experiencing economic growth rates the US and Europe can only dream of. So it is little surprise that increasing numbers of multinationals should look to the region in search of new markets and higher returns on investment. Joe Rowley takes a look at the leading M&A lawyers best equipped to help acquisitive companies seal the deal

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country – Bolivia

11 April 2012

To mark the launch of the 14th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, for the next four weeks the Latin Lawyer briefing will reflect on the developments that have taken place in Latin America’s key legal markets over the past 12 months. Today we turn to Bolivia.

Panel ready for inter-state dispute; Ecuador discloses other pending claims

02 March 2012

Brazilian professor Luiz Olavo Baptista is to chair the ad hoc tribunal that will decide a rare state-to-state dispute between Ecuador and the US over whether their bilateral investment treaty allows claimants to sue for judicial delay.