Arbitration News from Colombia

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...

The Pacific Alliance and foreign investment

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...

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

Brazilian Labor Reform authorizes arbitration

On April 26 the Brazilian House of Representatives has approved a reform of the Brazilian Labor Code (“Consolidação das Leis do Trabalho”), aiming at...

Brazilian Superior Court denies Recognition of Award Due to Conflict Relating to Arbitrator’s Law...

On April 19, the special chamber of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice denied recognition of an arbitral award issued in the United States...

10th Anniversary Edition of International Arbitration Yearbook – now available!

Baker McKenzie has released the 10th anniversary edition of its annual International Arbitration Yearbook, an in-depth report reviewing significant developments in international arbitration over...

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...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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