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Chilean arbitrator faces third challenge
Chilean arbitrator faces third challenge

Chilean arbitrator faces third challenge

09 August 2013

Ecuador has become the third Latin American state in the past five months to lodge a challenge against Chilean arbitrator Francisco Orrego Vicuña in an ICSID case.

Ecuador passes controversial new media law
Ecuador passes controversial new media law

Ecuador passes controversial new media law

21 June 2013

Ecuador’s Congress has approved a controversial new media law allowing for the creation of a state-controlled regulator to supervise newspaper and television content, which lawyers say risks jeopardising freedom of speech in the country.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador

19 March 2013

We continue with the run through of jurisdictions featured in the 15th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 by taking at look at how Ecuador’s legal market developed in 2012.

T-Rex wins Ecuadorean contract to equip nationalised gas field
T-Rex wins Ecuadorean contract to equip nationalised gas field

T-Rex wins Ecuadorean contract to equip nationalised gas field

06 February 2013

Paz Horowitz Robalino Garcés has helped US oil & gas equipment manufacturer T-Rex Engineering & Construction win a contract with Ecuador’s state-owned energy company, EP Petroecuador, to supply support platforms for gas exploitation facilities at a block in the gulf of Guayaquil.

Lawyers question legal basis of Assange’s asylum
Lawyers question legal basis of Assange’s asylum

Lawyers question legal basis of Assange’s asylum

22 August 2012

The legal basis for Ecuador’s decision to grant Julian Assange diplomatic asylum is “far from clear” and has political motivations that go beyond wanting to protect the embattled WikiLeaks founder from possible extradition to the US, according to lawyers in the UK and Ecuador.

Petrobras and Ecuador reach settlement
Petrobras and Ecuador reach settlement

Petrobras and Ecuador reach settlement

03 May 2012

Ecuador is to pay Brazilian state oil company Petrobras US$217 million for assets nationalised in 2010, averting a threatened investment treaty claim.

Tax lawyer takes over Ecuador's disputes team
Tax lawyer takes over Ecuador's disputes team

Tax lawyer takes over Ecuador's disputes team

20 April 2012

Christel Gaibor has been named director of international affairs and arbitration at Ecuador's attorney general's office – replacing Francisco Grijalva, who left last month to set up his own practice in Quito.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Ecuador

18 April 2012

We continue with the run through of jurisdictions featured in the 14th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 by looking at Ecuador.