Latest From Skadden

  • Latin America Dispute Resolution Update – The Latest Developments in Cross-Border Disputes Involving the US and Latin America
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Julie Bédard, John L. Gardiner, Lea Haber Kuck, Gregory A. Litt, Timothy G. Nelson, Betsy A. Hellmann, Jennifer Permesly
    In this issue, we examine a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the level of deference U.S. courts must afford to a foreign sovereign’s interpretation of its own laws, a recent arbitration award issued against Venezuela’s national oil and gas company, and developments surrounding the expansion of China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative to Latin America, among other topics.
  • Cooperation and the Risk of Privilege Waiver in Government Investigations
    Financier Worldwide
    Jocelyn E. Strauber, Daniel Merzel

    A recent ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida fraud case Securities and Exchange Commission v. Sandoval Herrera underscores the challenges companies face in seeking to balance the preservation of legal privileges with complete cooperation with government authorities.

  • The Role of Contemporaneous Documents in EC Competition Law
    Financier Worldwide
    Ingrid Vandenborre, Romain Perrois

    Recent cases have highlighted the European Commission's increasing reliance on companies' internal documents, in both merger control review and investigations.