AIJA is excited to receive you in Panama for the first time since 2015. Join us for the Americas Meeting on Friday 03 March 2023 where we will discuss current regulatory legal challenges that clients and attorneys face in Latin America. Thanks to our sponsors and their support, the event will be free of charge.
AIJA First Vice-President, Eduardo De La Peña Bernal invites you to take this opportunity to know and discuss about the advantages, opportunities, and challenges to companies, that as a result of recent world events, are looking to relocate their businesses in strategic areas of Latin America, as well as to learn about the most recent international investment arbitration cases in the region.
Two sessions will take place on Friday afternoon to discuss such relevant and current topics, followed by a networking reception and optional dinners.
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Gian Carlo Salas
Carlos Del Razo
Jose Luis Vega Carrido
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Nearshoring represents a huge opportunity for growth in the region for the next decade. The recent world events exposed the weaknesses of the global supply chain, which in turn highlighted the position, natural resources and political stability of some countries in the Americas, all of which make them attractive to multinationals. In this panel, we will discuss the importance of nearshoring in the region, as well as potential opportunities and challenges for the investors and the regulatory challenges for the countries interested in offering these services.
- Jose Luis Vega, Ramirez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodrigo-Rivero y Hurtado, S.C. (Mexico)
- Gustavo Coelho, Bastilho Coehlo Advogados (Brazil)
- Aimee Prieto, Prieto, Cabrera & Asociados (Dominican Republic)
- Daniela Flores, EC Rubio (Mexico)
- Alberto Lopez Tom, De Castro & Robles (Panama)
- Carmen Gisela Vergara, PROPANAMA (Panama)
The Americas’ region is experiencing a significant increase in the number of cases that foreign investors have submitted to Investment Arbitration. Various free trade agreements in the region have facilitated the use of arbitration, which is becoming a feasible alternative when domestic remedies have not been effective in solving conflicts between foreign investors and national governments. In this panel we will discuss the peculiarities of these proceedings, as well as the challenges and implications for lawyers representing both conflicting parties.
- Joaquin De Obarrio, Patton, Moreno & Asvat (Panama)
- Margie-Lys Jaime, University of Panama (Panama)
- Mariana Gómez-Vallín, Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. (Mexico)
- Carlos Arrue Montenegro, Sole Practitioner (Panama)
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Please note that while the event is a single day event on 3 March, the hotel is offering the discounted rate before and after that from March 1 to March 5.
AIJA America's Meeting 2023
Start Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
End Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
Sortis Hotel, Spa & Casino, Autograph Collection for 120 USD - 220 USD per night
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