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Arnold & Porter

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Latin America: International firms > International arbitration > International arbitration

Arnold & Porter‘s client roster features a large number of states, including the Dominican Republic, Chile, Peru, Columbia and Panama, which it represents in investor-state arbitrations. Paolo Di Rosa heads the global international arbitration practice, and was part of the team, which also included London-based Patricio Grané Labat and Dmitri Evseev, that represented the Republic of Costa Rica in a dispute against Infinito Gold regarding exploration permits and a concession for the exploitation of a gold mine. The team is also assisting the Republic of Peru with a series of disputes in the gas transportation sector.  Washington DC-based Whitney DebevoiseGaela Gehring Flores and Mallory Silberman are defending the Republic of Panama against a claim filed by the US subsidiaries of Bridgestone Corporation relating to its IP rights.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Arnold & Porter ‘has a solid legal team that is able to provide sound legal strategies in complex issues‘. The practice acts in both investment treaty and international commercial arbitrations in relation to a variety of industry sectors, including energy, mining, biotechnology, construction, shipping, hospitality and banking. Dmitri EvseevDavid Reed and Patricio Grané Labat are the principal contacts, and Monty Taylor is an experienced senior associate. Jane Wessel was hired from Shepherd and Wedderburn.

London > Dispute resolution > Public international law

Arnold & Porter has ‘a very good reputation in the public international law sphere‘ where its advises on investment treaty arbitration under the ICSID Rules, UNCITRAL investment treaty arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and other ad hoc arbitration rules. The practice continues to expand in personnel and client numbers; it was recently bolstered by the hire of Jane Wessel from Shepherd and Wedderburn and has received new instructions from the European Commission and Latin American clients.  Dmitri Evseev‘s work focuses on acting for sovereign states in investor-state arbitrations under various bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty; Patricio Grané Labat leads on Latin American investor-state cases. David Reed is another name to note.