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Ecuador teeters on the edge amid public health crisis
Ecuador teeters on the edge amid public health crisis

Ecuador teeters on the edge amid public health crisis

28 April 2020

Ecuador is one of covid-19’s worst-hit countries in Latin America. Before the pandemic, it was already expecting a difficult 2020, but the coronavirus has further worsened that forecast and a foreign debt crisis is now looming large.

Change on the horizon
Change on the horizon

Change on the horizon

29 November 2019

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

Air France and Interjet get lift off in Ecuador
Air France and Interjet get lift off in Ecuador

Air France and Interjet get lift off in Ecuador

06 November 2019

Ecuadorian firm Paz Horowitz Abogados has helped Air France and its Mexican counterpart Interjet establish new routes to Ecuador.

Paz Horowitz founding partner appointed at ICC's FraudNet
Paz Horowitz founding partner appointed at ICC's FraudNet

Paz Horowitz founding partner appointed at ICC's FraudNet

22 July 2019

Bruce Horowitz, a founding partner of Ecuadorian firm Paz Horowitz Abogados, has been appointed a member of ICC FraudNet, an international network of lawyers who specialise in recouping hidden and laundered assets.

Paz Horowitz helps IP programme’s first Ecuadorian beneficiary
Paz Horowitz helps IP programme’s first Ecuadorian beneficiary

Paz Horowitz helps IP programme’s first Ecuadorian beneficiary

04 March 2019

An Ecuadorian inventor has become the first to benefit from the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Inventor Assistance Programme (IAP), which connected the inventor with law firm Paz Horowitz Abogados for pro bono patent advice.

Ferrere backs second UN gender equality initiative in a year
Ferrere backs second UN gender equality initiative in a year

Ferrere backs second UN gender equality initiative in a year

15 November 2017

Just months after joining the HeForShe campaign, Ferrere (Uruguay) has signed up to another United Nations initiative: the Women Empowerment Principles (WEP).

ConocoPhillips-Ecuador dispute ends with damages for both sides
ConocoPhillips-Ecuador dispute ends with damages for both sides

ConocoPhillips-Ecuador dispute ends with damages for both sides

10 February 2017

A nearly decade-long ICSID dispute between ConocoPhillips and Ecuador, with claims on both sides running into the billions, has ended with awards of nearly US$380 million for the investor and US$42 million for the state.

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.

Paz Horowitz is first Ecuadorian firm to back UN gender equality agenda
Paz Horowitz is first Ecuadorian firm to back UN gender equality agenda

Paz Horowitz is first Ecuadorian firm to back UN gender equality agenda

14 September 2016

Paz Horowitz Abogados has become the first law firm in Ecuador to subscribe to a set of UN principles that aim to improve the participation of women in economic life, at the same time as launching a new gender equality committee within the firm.

Ecuador rising: legal market responds to earthquake
Ecuador rising: legal market responds to earthquake

Ecuador rising: legal market responds to earthquake

10 June 2016

In the wake of Ecuador’s devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake, Tom Muskett-Ford hears about the pro bono relief efforts local firms have undertaken to help the shattered country back on its feet.