Publish in Special Reports - Tuesday, May 31, 2016
King & Spalding represents clients in prominent cases against Argentina's government and state oil producer YPF. Here capital Buenos Aires. (Photo: Dalibor Ribicic)
Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez, Roberto Aguirre Luzi, Doak Bishop, Harry Burnett, Silvia Marchili and Craig Miles. (Latinvex collage)
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