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Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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COVID-19 & Latin America: More Arbitration


Coronavirus crisis likely to boost Latin American arbitration and litigation cases.

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent impact on companies, Latin America is expected to see an increase in arbitration & litigation cases, experts say.

“With COVID-19, and the business disruption it represents, I definitely see the potential for a noticeable uptick in disputes, particularly in commercial cases,” says Mélida N. Hodgson, Head of the New York International Arbitration Practice at Jenner & Block.

Skadden Partner Jennifer Permesly agrees. “We are likely to see a new emergence of ...

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