Market: Chile

Carey promotes two to counsel

Chile’s Carey has bolstered its labour and real estate groups by promoting two practitioners to counsel.

21 November 2023

Chile Makes Progress in Becoming a Key Venue of Choice

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America - Second Edition

Chile’s sustained economic growth and relatively low corruption indexes are drawing more foreign investors, which is increasing the need for international arbitration. This makes a robust understanding of Chile’s arbitration process crucial.

21 November 2023

The New York Convention in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America - Second Edition

Courts have applied Article V of the convention to adopt a pro-enforcement approach. They have paid particular attention to domestic Latin American courts’ grounds to refuse recognition and their scope to enforce foreign arbitral awards.

21 November 2023

Counsel in place for Mexico lithium dispute

A London-listed mining company has appointed external counsel as it requests talks with Mexico to settle an investment treaty dispute over a cancelled lithium concession.

20 November 2023

Chile’s SQM makes US$750 million offering

Chilean miner Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM) has enlisted two Winston & Strawn LLP offices and local firm Claro & Cía to raise US$750 million in a bond offering.

16 November 2023

Sectors must unite for LatAm energy transition to succeed

Latin American industries cannot drive the energy transition alone and must strive for a united approach when implementing the necessary infrastructure for a renewables boom in the region, a director at Norwegian brokerage group DNB Markets has said.

15 November 2023

IBA panel predicts LatAm investment arbitration to rise

As Latin American states look increasingly to foreign investment to fill the infrastructure gap, the number of disputes is expected to increase amidst a backdrop of political instability and rising ESG trends, suggested lawyers speaking on a panel at the IBA’s Annual Conference in Paris.

10 November 2023

Dentons appoints compliance head in Chile

Dentons has hired the former compliance officer of Chilean brewer Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) as partner and practice head in Santiago.

09 November 2023

Political polarisation hinders investments in LatAm

Political polarisation and tendencies towards populism in some Latin American countries have negatively impacted regulatory regimes and long-term foreign investments in the region, but the technology sector stands out for being one of those less affected, said lawyers speaking on a panel at the IBA Annual Conference in Paris last week.

08 November 2023

US fruit group grows LatAm presence with double purchase

Multiple firms have helped US fruit group Frutura acquire two agribusinesses in Chile and the US respectively, including its berry-growing operations across Latin America.

08 November 2023

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