Work Area: Arbitration

Peru’s evidence in Odebrecht cases leads to rift with Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors have reportedly suspended cooperation with Peru on high-profile corruption investigations because of concerns about the state’s use of evidence in arbitrations relating to Odebrecht projects.

02 December 2022

Canadian bank brings arbitration claim against Peru

A Canadian bank has brought an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Peru over a nearly 15-year-long tax dispute.

29 November 2022

Arbitration panel clears Ecuador to play in World Cup

A panel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport has cleared Ecuador to play in the World Cup after confirming the eligibility of its player Byron Castillo – despite finding the country liable for using false information about his place and date of birth.

11 November 2022

Campos Mello hires from Felsberg in six-partner appointment

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has boosted several departments by appointing six partners, including five lateral hires from Felsberg Advogados.

07 November 2022

Mexico’s Fonseca Rodríguez adds name partner

A Mexican practitioner who was previously at Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has joined local disputes boutique Fonseca, Rodríguez & Perchemlian Abogados as a name partner.

03 November 2022

Panama defeats arbitration claim over corruption probe

Panama has defeated an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim worth over US$100 million brought by a US engineering company and its CEO who said they were unjustly targeted by corruption and money laundering probes.

19 October 2022

Disputes firm LDCM hires from Lefosse

LDCM Advogados has strengthened its litigation and arbitration offering by hiring a partner from Elite firm Lefosse.

14 October 2022

Chinese mining investor brings arbitration claim against Ecuador

A Chinese mining company that says it lost control over a gold and silver project in Ecuador after it was invaded by activists has made good on its threat to file an investment treaty claim.

12 October 2022

PBP promotes three to director in Ecuador

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) has strengthened its tax, competition and disputes practices in Quito by promoting three associates to director.

11 October 2022

White & Case boosts LatAm firepower in global promotion

White & Case LLP has bolstered its Latin American offering by elevating five lawyers to its senior rank as part of the firm’s latest global promotion round.

10 October 2022

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