Arbitration News from Peru

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Peru

PERU Ana María Arrarte, María del Carmen Tovar Gil and Javier Ferrero. A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Peru continues to be governed by the...

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...

Arbitration News from Latin America

Protection of foreign investments in Argentina

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

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

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

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 Peru in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.


Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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