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Peru passes arbitration reform in wake of corruption scandal
Peru passes arbitration reform in wake of corruption scandal

Peru passes arbitration reform in wake of corruption scandal

31 January 2020

As the international fallout from the Odebrecht corruption scandal continues, Peru has made several reforms to its arbitration law with the aim of increasing transparency for disputes involving state entities – drawing criticism from practitioners in the region who say the measures are ill-conceived.

Peru's merger control law lacks needed reforms, lawyers complain
Peru's merger control law lacks needed reforms, lawyers complain

Peru's merger control law lacks needed reforms, lawyers complain

11 December 2019

Peru’s new merger control legislation is a “positive” change but “lacks the institutional reform required”, local lawyers have said.

Peruvian arbitrators released on appeal
Peruvian arbitrators released on appeal

Peruvian arbitrators released on appeal

10 December 2019

A Peruvian court has overturned pre-trial detention orders against eight arbitrators accused of taking bribes from Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, including one whose arrest prompted outcries from the international arbitration community.

Arbitrators jailed in Peru amid Odebrecht corruption scandal
Arbitrators jailed in Peru amid Odebrecht corruption scandal

Arbitrators jailed in Peru amid Odebrecht corruption scandal

08 November 2019

A Peruvian judge has ordered the pre-trial detention of 14 arbitrators – including one who has sat at International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) – while they are investigated for allegedly taking bribes to favour scandal-hit construction company Odebrecht in a series of cases that cost the state more than US$250 million.

Peru publishes first dawn raid guidelines
Peru publishes first dawn raid guidelines

Peru publishes first dawn raid guidelines

06 November 2019

Peru’s competition authority has published a draft of its first guidelines on dawn raids, following the release of draft guidelines for procedures on compliance and rewards for whistleblowers.

Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines
Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines

Peru publishes draft compliance and whistleblower guidelines

30 September 2019

Peru’s competition authority has released new compliance and rewards draft guidelines, marking the first time a Latin American enforcer has adopted whistleblower guidelines.

Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank
Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank

Gold miner wins arbitration claim against Peruvian state bank

23 September 2019

A Canadian-listed mining company has won US$34 million in a Lima-seated arbitration against a Peruvian state-owned development bank over the financing of a gold project.

Peruvian antitrust authority faces structural overhaul
Peruvian antitrust authority faces structural overhaul

Peruvian antitrust authority faces structural overhaul

01 July 2019

Peru’s parliament has suggested combining the independent investigative and sanctioning branches of its national competition authority, in response to allegations that cases take too long to resolve.

Payet Rey lands Bullard Falla arbitration partner
Payet Rey lands Bullard Falla arbitration partner

Payet Rey lands Bullard Falla arbitration partner

20 March 2019

Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Peru has hired a partner to lead its arbitration practice.