Latin American Populist Policies Threaten Private Investment and Will Lead to Protracted Litigation

by Hongwei Shang on November 16, 2007

in News

With populist, anti-business regimes in Venezuela, Bolivia, and Nicaragua — just to name a few — latin america will increasing face greater challenges in attempting to attract private investment to the region.   "Who wants to invest in those countries if they won’t respect the rule of law?"  says DRRT Managing Partner, Michael Diaz, Jr., in a recently published article in the Latin Business Chronicle.    As populist regimes in latin america seek to exploit the high price of the natural resources that are often abundant in the countries, experts predict that the result will be more litigation and less foreign investment.

To read the Latin Business Chronicle article, please see below.

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