Arbitration News from Colombia

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Colombia

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COLOMBIA Claudia Benavides and Jesus Villegas A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation Domestic and international arbitration in Colombia continues to be governed by Law 1563 of 2012 ("Law...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Colombia

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COLOMBIA Claudia Benavides and Jesus Villegas A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Domestic and international arbitration in Colombia continues to be governed by Law 1563 of 2012 ("Law...

Colombia: Constitutional actions in international arbitration

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Colombian constitutional law provides an action for the defense of fundamental constitutional rights, known as a “tutela action.” The tutela action has been accepted...

Venezuela versus the ICSID Convention

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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...

The Pacific Alliance and foreign investment

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Important companies headquartered in Peru are nowadays investing in countries of the Pacific Alliance. This is the case of Alicorp and the Gloria Group...

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

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

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Arbitration Statistics 2020 – In Full Sail Through the COVID Storm

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Introduction It is this time of the year again: most major arbitration institutions have published their statistical reports, giving us the opportunity to take a...

Brazil Judiciary regulates arbitral letters for communications between arbitrators and judicial courts

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The Brazilian Justice Counsel published on September 29, 2021 a decision regulating arbitral letters, which are the instruments foreseen in Brazilian Arbitration Act and...

District court refuses to vacate award annulled at the seat of arbitration because it...

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Compañía de Inversiones Mercantiles S.A. v. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., No. 1:15-cv-02120-JLK (D. Colo. Apr. 30, 2021) In 2005, Compañía de...

Brazilian Superior Court Confirms 90-Day Limitation Period to Request Annulment of an Arbitral Award

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On August 9, 2021, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) published an interesting decision on the time limit to request the annulment of...

Brazil Signs the Singapore Convention on Settlements arising from Mediation

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On June 4, 2021, Brazil signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation ("Singapore Convention"), which provides a uniform framework for settlement agreements put in writing...

Climate Finance and Arbitration

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight...

New Brazilian Bid and Public Contracts Act fosters the use of arbitration

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Brazilian Law 14.133 was published on April 1st, 2021, introducing a new regime for private parties to bid and enter into contracts with Brazilian...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on Colombia in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Colombia in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.