Arbitration: Mixed Outlook for Colombia, Peru

Cerro Matoso, one of the world’s largest producers of ferronickel, located in Northern Colombia. (Photo: south32)

Ian Laird and Eduardo Mathison, Crowell & Moring; Miguel López Forastier, Covington & Burling and  Jennifer Permesly, Skadden. (Latinvex collage)

Will Colombia and Peru again lead Latin America growth in ICSID cases?


Colombia and Peru -- which led the way in new cases at The World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) last year – are facing a mixed outlook when it comes to arbitration and litigation this year, according to arbitration lawyers.

Some lawyers, including Covington & Burling partner Miguel López Forastier and Skadden partner Jennifer Permesly, predict a continued increase in cases.

“We'll continue to see...

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