Mining and energy are driving arbitration work at King & Spalding.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
The extractives industry -- including oil & gas, LNG and mining -- as well as the construction and infrastructure sectors are the top sectors for law firm King & Spalding’s business in Latin America, according to Roberto Aguirre Luzi, a partner in the international arbitration practice of the firm’s Houston office.
Latin America accounts for half of King & Spalding’s pending arbitration caseload, with the amount in dispute at roughly $35 billion. Meanwhile, five of the top ten clients of the firm’s international arbitration practice involve significant disputes in Latin America.
King & Spalding’s has obtained awards for its clients in its Latin American investment treaty portfolio that total nearly...
Keywords: Aerolineas Argentinas, Argentina, Bear Creek Mining, Bolivia, Burlington Resources, Chevron, Colombia, Ecopetrol, Ecuador, Energy, Italy, Mobil, Murphy Oil, Peru, Reficar, Renco Group, South American Silver, Spain
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