Hernando Otero


Washington , DC 20006, United States

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Colombia’s Investment Protection Treaties Continue to Increase

With recent news that the Colombia-Canada Free Trade Agreement will almost certainly enter into force in the coming months, the number of the international investment protection agreements to which Colombia is a party continues…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), International Law & Trade

Colombia-Canada FTA Will Enter Into Force in Late 2010

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has declared the Colombia-Canada Free Trade Agreement is constitutional and has cleared the final hurdle towards the treaty’s entry into force in the coming months. Earlier, on June 29, 2010,…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), International Law & Trade

Colombian Government to Modify Biofuels Regulations

The Colombian Ministry of Energy and Mines is seeking to modify the existing biofuels regulatory structure. In March 2009, the government enacted Decree 1135. The Decree provides that starting on January 1, 2012, 60% of all new…more
| Energy & Utilities

Colombia Enacts New Efficiency Standards for Street Lighting

Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has issued new efficiency standards for street lighting.Resolution 180540 of March 30, 2010, further complements the existing framework of energy efficiency regulations. Over the past…more
| Energy & Utilities

Colombia Mining Code Amendments Improve Project Approval and Licensing

Amendments to the Colombian mining code were introduced on July 29, 2010, with the issuance of Law 1382. The amendments further improve the efficient regulatory environment for project approval and licensing…more
| Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Energy & Utilities
  • International Law & Trade
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