Myths and Realities on Expropriation in Latam

Date: 21 Nov 2013
Location: Online

Date: 21 Nov 2013

In the last 10 years Bolivia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Argentina have moved towards having more planned economies. This, in turn, has lead to an interventionist approach, which has involved the expropriation of assets.

This webinar will consider the legal framework for expropriating assets and the actual circumstances in which expropriations have typically occurred.

Latin American experts from Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela will share their experiences, offer an insight into the present situation, and will answer participants’ questions after each presentation.

Key points

  • How is private property protected under the domestic framework?
  • What are the proceedings that must be followed to expropriate an asset?
  • Protection granted by international instruments
  • Are certain businesses or economic sectors subject to a greater expropriation risk?
  • Indicators to take into account to assess the risk of government intervention
  • Resources available to investors


10:00 am New York 12.00 am Buenos Aires 11:00 am La Paz 10:00 am Quito 03:00 pm London 11:00 pm Beijing

Duration: 1.5

Language: English

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