Arbitration News from Venezuela

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Venezuela

VENEZUELA Eugenio Hernandez-Breton, Maria Eugenia Salazar, Gabriel De Jesus, Hector Martinez, Maria Alejandra Ruiz, Maria Victoria Diaz. A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1 Legislation International arbitration in Venezuela continues...

USA: District court confirms ICSID award’s interest rate

In Mobil Cerro Negro, Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, No. 14-8163-cv (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 4, 2015), the District Court for the Southern District 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...

Arbitration News from Latin America

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

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...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Chile

CHILE Rodrigo Díaz de Valdés and Ignacio Naudon A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Arbitration in Chile continues to be primarily governed by the Organic Code of Courts...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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


Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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