Courtenay Coye LLP | Belize, Central & South America | 8 Aug 2013
The Caribbean Court of Justice has delivered a landmark decision which narrows the circumstances in which a government may resort to its domestic courts to restrain international arbitration proceedings. The decision is an important victory for international investors in the Commonwealth Caribbean, since many bilateral investment treaties include clauses for resolution of disputes by......
Negri & Teijeiro Abogados | Argentina, Central & South America | 9 Mar 2012
The Federal Tax Court recently analysed the scope and application of the most-favoured nation clause contained in the Latin American Integration Association treaty. The Tax Court adopted a very clear position on how the scope of the clause must be construed, in the context of the treaty in particular, and in any other treaty with similar features.
Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda | Central & South America, Mexico | 13 Jan 2012
During the Senate's last session of 2011 the free trade agreement between Mexico and Peru was approved by a slim majority. The agreement with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua was unanimously approved. Other significant amendments include further changes to the Foreign Trade Rules, export control forms and activities subject to export control permits.