Work Area: Arbitration

Bolivia challenges treaty award in pensions dispute

Bolivia has confirmed it is challenging a US$105 million investment treaty award in favour of a Spanish banking group as it provides updates on nine other pending arbitrations.

27 February 2023

Costa Rica and Enel to settle hydro dispute

Costa Rica has reached an agreement with the renewables arm of Italian energy company Enel to settle an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration over two hydroelectric plants.

23 February 2023

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

22 February 2023

Chile warned of treaty claim over school meal payments

A US-owned catering group has threatened Chile with a treaty claim as it seeks payment for meals provided to the country’s public schools during the 2019 riots.

21 February 2023

Honduras hit with claim over financial group seizure

A Mexico-registered financial services firm has brought an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim worth more than US$100 million against Honduras for allegedly seizing control of the company in contravention of a local court order.

20 February 2023

BMA hires Pinheiro Neto lawyer as partner

Brazilian Elite firm BMA Advogados has hired a senior lawyer from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner, launching its new commercial contracts and franchises practice.

16 February 2023

Zuleta partners break off to launch Colombian disputes boutique

Two partners from Colombian firm Zuleta Abogados Asociados have left the outfit to co-found a new disputes boutique, Rincón Castro Abogados.

16 February 2023

Peruvian agency fails to halt oil consortium liquidation

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has ruled that an oil consortium validly terminated its agreement with a Peruvian state agency, rejecting arguments it was a bad faith move to trigger a liquidation proceeding.

15 February 2023

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s International Lawyer of the Year Award: Julie Bédard from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

23 January 2023

Sainz appoints two counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados has made two new counsel by hiring from local outfit Kavanagh Gorozpe and promoting an associate, strengthening its litigation and arbitration practices.

11 January 2023

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