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

The Year Ahead – Regional Developments: What are the key developments across the regions?

Asia Pacific Australia Final report of government inquiry into banking and financial services A Government inquiry is examining standards and misconduct in the banking and financial...

Brazil Federal Union and CODESP win Libra arbitration on the Brazilian Port of Santos 

On January 7, 2019, it became public the award of the arbitral proceeding between, on one hand, Libra Terminais S.A. and Libra Terminais Santos...

The Year Ahead – Co-operation: States and their courts are increasing efforts to co-operate...

We are seeing increasing efforts between states and between courts to co-operate over enforcement of judgments. This is long-overdue when compared to efforts for...

ICC – More efficiency and transparency in 2019

The ICC committed itself to make arbitration proceedings more efficient and transparent. To reach this objective, the institution has introduced several new policies in...

 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.