Latin America and Dispute Resolution, March 2018 (Date TBC)

Latin America and Dispute Resolution, March 2018 (Date TBC)



Herbert Smith Freehills

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Exchange House, Primrose St, London EC2A 2EG


Title: “Investing in Latin America: How best to protect your investments”

Date: March (Date TBC) (This will now be a stand-alone event)

Time: Evening event (Timings TBC)

Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange Square, London

Price: (£120 non-members/ £85 members, TBC)

Event focus: “In a post Brexit world, Latin America is likely to present British investors with significant new opportunities for growth and expansion. Drawing on the extensive experience of leading UK based practitioners and arbitrators, this seminar will analyze recent trends and examine how parties can best protect their investments in the region.”

Format: Keynote speaker, plus moderated panel discussion:


TBC (30 mins)

Registration and pre-event networking

TBC (10 mins)

Welcome and introduction: Chair: Joe Tirado (UK/Spain), Garrigues UK LLP

TBC (15 mins)

Keynote speaker: Robert Capurro, Canning House   

TBC (50 mins)

Panel discussion:

Moderator: Christian Leathley, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (New York)


Ana Serra e Moura (Portugal), ICC, Paris (institutional perspective)

Jean Paul Descamps (Argentina), Freshfields, London (investment arbitration counsel perspective)

Alejandro Escobar (Chile), Baker Botts, London (commercial arbitration counsel perspective)

Frederico Singarajah (UK/Brazil), Barrister and Co-Chair of LexAngloBrasil (Brazil perspective)

TBC (corporate perspective)


TBC (15 mins)

Q&A and Concluding remarks: Joe Tirado

TBC (30 mins)

Post event networking

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