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PPP projects in Latin America: resolving disputes through investor-state arbitration

By: Alison Fagan, Maria Pereira, Silvia Farre Public-private partnership (PPP) projects in Latin America are on the rise. There is a great need for infrastructure investment across the region, but often, Latin American governments cannot commit public finances to fund the huge investment costs such projects entail. PPPs offer a solution – harnessing the power … Continue Reading

Investment Protection in Latin America: Mexico Takes One Step Forward, Venezuela Takes Two Steps Back

Mexico has signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and National of other States, better known as the Washington Convention or theICSID Convention. This important development is expected to make Mexico considerably more attractive for foreign investors. In contrast, the Venezuela National Constitutional Assembly, which was formed in mid-2017 – many … Continue Reading

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Key Latin America Jurisdictions

Published in the Global Arbitration Review, the chapter on the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards in Key Latin America Jurisdictions summarizes the arbitration law and practice of certain jurisdictions that have experienced an important development in the past 20 years in their arbitration landscape; they are also countries with significant economic growth. The countries in … Continue Reading
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