Arbitration News from Argentina

Argentine Supreme Court supports restricted review of arbitral awards

On November 6, 2018, the Argentine National Supreme Court ("Supreme Court") ruled on a case regarding the annulment of a domestic arbitration award. The...

Argentina: New Law on International Commercial Arbitration

On July 26, 2018 Law No. 27,449 on International Commercial Arbitration (“LACI” for its Spanish acronym), was published in the Official Gazette. Said law...

Argentina: New Legal Framework Allows for International Arbitration and Dispute Boards in Public-Private Partnership...

A recent legal framework in the Argentine Republic allows for domestic or international arbitration and dispute boards for public-private partnerships, and is expected to...

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

Brazil Enacts Decree Regulating Arbitrations Involving the Federal Union

On September 20, 2019, Decree 10,025/2019 was enacted, to regulate arbitration with the Federal Union, federal administration entities and concessionaires of federal public services. The...

New Brazilian Law authorizes mediation and arbitration to discuss indemnification due to expropriation

On August 27, 2019, Law No. 13.86/19 was published, amending Decree-law No. 3.365/41 (the Brazilian statute on expropriation) to authorize the definition of amount...

São Paulo regulates arbitration with state entities

The State of São Paulo has issued on July 31, 2019 Decree 64,356, which regulates arbitration with such State and the entities it controls. Institutional...

International Arbitration Statistics 2018 – Another busy year for Arbitral Institutions

While it hasn’t been a record year for most arbitral institutions, the demand for arbitration is still very strong. As in the previous yearsSee:...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Argentina in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Argentina in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.