Investing in Latin America: How best to protect your investments

08 Mar 2018, 12:00 am

Frederico Singarajah will be co-chairing the panel discussion at the International Chamber of Commerce’s Latin America and Dispute Resolution Conference on 8 March 2018.

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.

Further details about how to register can be found on the ICC’s website.


18:00 – 18:30

Registration and pre-event networking

18:30 – 18:40

Welcome Remarks

Joe Tirado, Partner, Garrigues UK LLP

18:40 – 18:55

Keynote speaker

Robert Capurro, CEO, The Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Council (Canning House)

18:55 – 19:40

Panel Discussion


Christian Leathley, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills


Ana Serra e Moura (Portugal), Deputy Secretary General of the ICC Court (institutional perspective)

Jean Paul Dechamps (Argentina),
Dechamps International Law (investment arbitration counsel perspective)

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

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

19:40 – 19:55

Q & A Session

19:55 – 20:00

Closing Remarks

Joe Tirado, Partner, Garrigues UK LLP

20:00 – 20:30

Networking Drinks & Canapes