Arbitration News from Peru

TPP text released: Investment Chapter

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

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,...

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...

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...

New UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules are widely acclaimed and recognized in the practice of international arbitration. The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has...

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...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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