Arbitration News from Argentina

U.S. court denies request to vacate award based on alleged partiality of arbitrator and...

A U.S. District Court rejected Argentina’s attempt to vacate a USD 21 million international arbitration award in a proceeding administered by ICSID under the...

Argentina: First Court Ruling Regarding the Enforcement of ICSID Awards

A PDF version of this article is availabe here. A.      Introduction 1.            On August 18, 2015, the chamber A of the Buenos Aires Commercial Court of...

The double requirement that the arbitrator be independent and impartial

INTRODUCTION 1. Several International Tribunals have come to the conclusion that “he requirements of independence and impartiality serve the purpose of protecting the parties against...

Argentina: arbitration legislation, trends and tendencies

  Current Legislation Despite repeated attempts to obtain congressional approval to adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law as the Argentine federal arbitration act, Argentina still...

Venezuela versus the ICSID Convention

Venezuela's withdrawal from the ICSID Convention does not prevent foreign investors from relying on other mechanisms in order to protect their rights. On 24 January...

Hong Kong and Latin America: the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre discusses opportunities and...

Report on the Changing Global Markets Forum - Opportunities & Risks in Latin America - Held on 14 October 2014 at the HKIAC's headquarters...

Arbitration News from Latin America

U.S. court denies request to vacate award based on alleged partiality of arbitrator and...

A U.S. District Court rejected Argentina’s attempt to vacate a USD 21 million international arbitration award in a proceeding administered by ICSID under the...

Brazilian Superior Court Suspends Lawsuit Pending Arbitration

03Last February 9, the Second Section of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ), the highest court for non-constitutional matters, has suspended an execution...

The ICC Expedited Procedure – New Demands for the Drafting of ICC Arbitration Agreements...

On March 1, 2017, the new Arbitration Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC-Rules”) come into force. In Art. 30 and Annex VI,...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

With the ascension of the Trump administration, there is a question whether the investor-state dispute settlement (“ISDS”) provisions under the NAFTA will survive.  This...

Comparative Chart of International Investment Arbitration Rules

Investment treaty arbitrations may be brought under the rules of many different arbitration institutions.  As can be expected, each institution has its unique rules...

Post-M&A Arbitration: Warranty & Indemnity Insurance Changes the Scene

Post-M&A arbitration has long followed an established pattern: In the course of the transaction the buyer assesses the characteristics of the target company by...

Brazilian Senate Approves Bill of New Public Bids Law, Authorizing Arbitration for Public Contracts

On December 23, 2016 the Brazilian Senate approved a bill for a new law to regulate public bidding procedure (the "Bill"). In Brazil contracts...

New rule on the Brazilian privatization program provides for arbitration

Today the Brazilian Federal Government issued the Provisional Measure 752/2016, with new rules for extending the term of some concessions of railways, highways and...

ICC publishes arbitrator’s details – A new level of transparency

At the beginning of the year, the ICC announced that as of this year it will publish the ICC- and party-appointed arbitrators' names and...

Event: CAS: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

On August 30, 2016, the ABA Section of International Law will hold a teleconference entitled “CAS”: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Argentina in the Arbitration Yearbook.