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Latin America and the Asia Pacific region: Growing investment and trade, and potential for disputes

Global - August 1 2022 From investments in mining and infrastructure, to agricultural commodities and green energy, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region are increasing…

Guillermo García-Perrote

Chile’s new Constitution: where is Chile now, and where is it heading?

Chile - July 4 2022 As discussed in our last Latin America Note on Chile, for many, the constitutional re-write process and the election of Gabriel Boric as President…

Amal Bouchenaki, Derek Lee, Lucila Marchini, Florencia Villaggi

Section 1782 update: U.S. Supreme Court rules that U.S. discovery cannot be used for international commercial arbitration and Investment Arbitration

USA - June 16 2022 On June 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in ZF Automotive US, Inc. v. Luxshare, Ltd., 21-401, 2022 WL 2111355 (U.S. June 13, 2022)…

Peter Behmke, Amal Bouchenaki, Daniela Paez, Liang-Ying Tan

ICJ orders Colombia immediately to cease activities in Nicaraguan EEZ waters

Global - May 4 2022 On April 21, 2022, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered judgment in Nicaragua v. Colombia concerning alleged violations of sovereign…

Andrew Cannon, Daniela Paez, Florencia Villaggi, Emily Westphalen

Mexico energy alert: reform of Mexico’s electric power industry

Mexico - April 15 2022 On February 1, 2021, Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador submitted an initiative to amend the Electric Power Industry Law to Congress. The…

Amal Bouchenaki, Lucila Marchini, Daniela Paez, Florencia Villaggi, Emily Westphalen