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John McKendrick QC and Alex Haines strengthen OTC links to Latin America

John McKendrick QC and Alex Haines will be in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico and Colombia between 28th August and 5th September 2019.

At the Invitation of Nicaragua’s largest law firm, Consortium Legal, Alex and John will speak at a seminar at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Managua on 30 August 2019.  The seminar will focus on the impact of international sanctions on Nicaragua and Venezuela and will cover (i) how sanctions work (with particular emphasis on US/OFAC sanctions); (ii) the Nicaragua Act 2018; (iii) how to challenge US and EU sanctions; and (iv) how to manage the risk of sanctions in business and private sector implementation.  The seminar will take place in Spanish and will be moderated by Rodrigo Taboada, partner at Consortium Legal.

Both John and Alex are also taking part in the Bar Council and the Law Society’s English Law Week (‘ELW’) in Mexico City. This is the second ELW in Mexico after the successful 2018 trip which both John and Alex attended. Between them, they will give talks on Anti-corruption: business crime; international arbitration and the regulation of Fintech. John will travel on with the Bar Council to speak at a similar event in Bogota, Colombia on Thursday 5 September 2019. They will also meet some key contacts in Panama City.

To find out more, read the LexLatin article here.

News 28 Aug, 2019


John McKendrick KC

Call: 1999 Silk: 2016

Alex Haines

Call: 2007 (England & Wales); 2019 (New York); and 2020 (Ireland)

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