Work Area: Arbitration

International Commercial Arbitration in Argentina

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America

In 2015, arbitration in Argentina took a Copernican turn. In August that year, a new Civil and Commercial Code (the New Code) came into force, which replaced and unified the existing Civil and Commercial Codes that had been in force for over a century.

15 September 2022

International Commercial Arbitration in Peru

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America

Under Peru’s legal framework, arbitration is considered a form of jurisdiction and, as such, is independent of the judiciary courts.

15 September 2022

The Rise of Regional Centres in Latin America

Featured in The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America

Today, centres in the region are administering significant international cases and have rosters that include leading international arbitrators from outside the region.

15 September 2022

CMS expands partnership in Chile and Peru

The Highly Recommended Santiago and Lima offices of international law firm CMS have strengthened their antitrust and disputes practices, respectively, through two partner appointments.

25 August 2022

A loss and a win for Peru in arbitration proceedings

A US infrastructure group has won a US$177 million International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award against a Peruvian government agency over a terminated project to build rural telecoms networks, as the Andean state announces it has defeated a US$97 million treaty claim by an oil investor.

25 August 2022

Dentons promotes in Colombia and Ecuador

Global law firm Dentons has strengthened two of its Highly Recommended Latin American offices by appointing a new partner in Quito and four directors in Bogotá through separate promotions.

24 August 2022

The perks of mindful business in the ESG era

Companies in Latin America need to rethink the ways in which they manage their human rights obligations and respond to the growing pressure, or they will likely face more ESG-related disputes, according to the region’s leading arbitration lawyers.

23 August 2022

Marval promotes four to partnership

Argentine Elite firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal has elevated four lawyers to its senior rank, strengthening its energy, banking, litigation and industrial property departments.

15 August 2022

CFE reaches deal to end pipeline disputes

A Canadian energy infrastructure group says it has reached a deal with a Mexican state utility to develop a new US$4.5 billion offshore natural gas pipeline, bringing an end to a pair of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) claims relating to existing onshore pipelines.

11 August 2022

Brazilian pulp arbitration award survives hacking allegations

A Brazilian court has upheld an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award in an acrimonious dispute over the multibillion-dollar sale of a pulp producer, dismissing allegations the procedure was tainted by a cyberattack and a conflict of interests and awarding US$114 million in legal fees to the winning side.

08 August 2022

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