The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America - 1st Edition

The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America - 1st Edition

Pages: 152

ISBN: 978-1-83862-867-3

  • $219.00

Edited by José Astigarraga of Reed Smith LLP and containing the knowledge and experience of 48 other leading practitioners from throughout the region, Latin Lawyer and Global Arbitration Review are delighted to publish The Guide to International Arbitration in Latin America.
It provides guidance that will benefi t all arbitration specialists in Latin America, one of the most important regions in the world for international arbitration, drawing on the expertise of highly sophisticated practitioners to draw out trends and give practitioners the tools they need to navigate the arbitration marketplace in the region today.


  • Introduction
    José Astigarraga

Part 1: International Arbitration in Latin America

  • ICSID Arbitration in Latin America
    Gary Born and Claudio Salas
  •  The New York Convention in Latin America
    Álvaro López de Argumedo Piñeiro, Jana Lamas de Mesa, Ana Amorín Fernández and Alberto de Unzurrunzaga Rubio
  • Constitutions Meet Arbitration in Latin America
    Eduardo Silva Romero and Javier Echeverri Díaz
  • Arbitration of Corruption Issues in Latin American Disputes
    Ari D MacKinnon, Katie L Gonzalez, Elisa Zavala and Roberta T Mayerle
  • Mining Disputes in Latin America
    Henry G Burnett and Craig S Miles
  • Why Arbitrate in Latin America?
    Cecilia Azar and Paola Aldrete
  • The Rise of Regional Centres in Latin America
    Cristina Cárdenas, Arturo Muñoz Holguin and Daniel Ávila
  • The State of Dispute Funding in Latin America
     Annie Lespérance, Daniela Raz and Leticia Goñi

Part 2: Key Jurisdictions

  • International Commercial Arbitration in Argentina
    Ricardo A Ostrower, Martín Vainstein and Victoria Rodríguez Goyena
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Bolivia
    Andrés Moreno Gutierrez and René Claure Veizaga
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil
     Lucas Mejias, Fernando Eduardo Serec, Antonio Marzagão Barbuto Neto and Maria Isabel de Sá Dias Machado
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Chile
    Felipe Ossa, Felipe de Marinis and Martín Álvarez
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Colombia
    Daniel Posse Velásquez, Carolina Posada Isaacs and Laura Vengoechea Ballesteros
  • International Commercial Arbitration in the Dominican Republic
    Andrés E Bobadilla and Gabriella M Muñiz Bobadilla
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Ecuador
    Rodrigo Jijón-Letort, Juan Manuel Marchán, Javier Jaramillo-Troya and Camila Boriz Carrasco
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Mexico
    Francisco Rivero and Eduardo J De la Peña Bernal
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Peru
    Mauricio Raffo, Luis Alonso Navarro and José Luis Repetto

José Astigarraga

Described as ‘a brilliant strategist who always has absolute command of the subject matter and is always prepared’, José Astigarraga is an experienced advocate and arbitrator. Cited for his ‘extraordinary critical thinking skills, strategic planning, extensive international relationships and depth of experience’, which ‘put him on a level all by himself ’, José is one of only six lawyers worldwide ranked by Chambers in the top band of international arbitration practitioners for Latin America and one of only 11 lawyers ranked in the top band of international arbitration practitioners in the United States. He currently serves on the International Chamber of Commerce’s Commission on Arbitration, and previously led the International Bar Association’s worldwide task force on the Guidelines for Arbitrator Conflicts of Interest. He served as vice president of the London Court of International Arbitration for much of his 10 years on the court. He was appointed by the US government to advise the NAFTA Commission on the development and promotion of international arbitration in the region, and served as an expert for the US Department of State at the private international law conference of the Organization of American States. Sources: Chambers Latin America 2020, 2022; Chambers USA 2020, 2022; Chambers Latin America 2017, 2014; Chambers USA 2011.

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