Arbitration News from Mexico

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Mexico

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MEXICO Javier Navarro Velasco, Javier Navarro Treviño and Francisco Franco A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1 Legislation The Commercial Code ("Code") governs international and domestic arbitration in Mexico. The...

The New NAFTA – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Brings Future Changes to ISDS

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On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada (the Parties) reached an agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)....

Mexico: Arbitrators not to be subject to amparo actions

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Reforms to the Amparo Law that took place during 2013 made it possible to bring a constitutional challenge against private entities or individuals that...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

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As the NAFTA withdrawal rhetoric heats up, it would be prudent to determine whether your company has any claims against a NAFTA government that...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

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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...

TPP text released: Investment Chapter

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The much awaited text of the TPP has been released.  As anticipated, the Investment Chapter (Chapter 9) sets out protections for investors of each...

TPP: ISDS included in the final deal

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Agreement has been reached on the long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a free trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim nations, including Australia,...

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...

Mexico: arbitration and the recent legal reforms

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We can define arbitration as “a legal proceeding whereby two or more parties voluntarily submit the resolution of their current or future disputes to...

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...

Arbitration News from Latin America

Protection of foreign investments in Argentina

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Overview Should a foreign investor have its assets expropriated (whether directly, or through creeping expropriation or regulatory encroachment), a qualifying investor would have claims...

COVID-19 pandemic increases force majeure and hardship claims in Brazil

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The COVID-19 pandemic increases claims aiming at avoiding or reviewing contractual obligations based on arguments of force majeure and/or hardship. Giuliana Schunk and Joaquim...

How Brazilian arbitral institutions are reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 crisis required the Brazilian people to adapt their routine to contain the spread of the virus. The arbitration institutions could not act...

City of São Paulo enacts a law to foster arbitration and mediation

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On March 19, 2020, the City of São Paulo enacted Law 17.324/2020, to foster out of court resolution of disputes. The purpose is to...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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