Work Area: Arbitration

Ecuador’s Bustamante Fabara continues hiring spree

Bustamante Fabara has recruited a disputes partner from Carmigniani Pérez Abogados, adding to a string of hires over the last year.

02 June 2023

Brazilian firm LDCM nabs talent from White & Case

Brazilian disputes firm LDCM Advogados has hired an associate from White & Case LLP’s London office as partner, bolstering its international capabilities.

02 June 2023

Demarest partners launch disputes boutique

Five partners and a large group of associates have left Demarest Advogados to establish disputes-focused firm Xavier Gagliardi Inglez Verona Schaffer (XGIVS).

01 June 2023

Cascione opens IP practice with partner hire

Cascione Advogados has launched an intellectual property group by hiring a partner from Barcellos Tucunduva Advogados.

01 June 2023

Posse Herrera appoints four directors

Colombian Elite firm Posse Herrera Ruiz has promoted four lawyers to director, strengthening its fintech, environmental, arbitration and tax practices across three offices.

25 May 2023

US court enforces tortilla award against Venezuela

A US court has confirmed a tortilla maker’s US$430 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award against Venezuela, rejecting arguments that the interim government of former opposition leader Juan Guaidó was denied due process when it was barred from appearing in annulment proceedings.

25 May 2023

Hernández & Cía nabs disputes talent from Echecopar

Peruvian litigator Javier de Belaunde has joined Hernández & Cía, arriving with a team of disputes lawyers from Elite outfit Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie.

23 May 2023

Another ICC award in Panama Canal dispute

The Panama Canal Authority says it has defeated the bulk of a US$671 million claim by a construction consortium – concluding the fourth of five International Court of Arbitration (ICC) arbitrations over the canal’s multibillion-dollar expansion.

22 May 2023

Petrobras loses claim against Odebrecht

Brazil’s Petrobras has lost a US$162 million arbitration against the construction group formerly known as Odebrecht over alleged violations of a shareholders’ agreement for a petrochemicals company.

19 May 2023

Holland & Knight absorbs Cuberos Córtes in Colombia

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has incorporated the entirety of local firm Cuberos Córtes Gutiérrez (CCG), adding seven partners, two senior counsel and 19 associates to its ranks.

18 May 2023

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