Burford Capital: A History of Petersen & the YPF-related Assets

CEO of Latam Advisors LLC

Why is this interview interesting?

  • The story of YPF's expropriation and the bylaws Argentina violated
  • Argentina's arguments about the timing of expropriation and sovereign vs corporate law
  • The political reaction if Argentina lose the case
  • Challenges collecting the cash realisations if BUR wins
  • The precedent this could set for international law if Argentina wins
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Sebastian Maril

CEO of Latam Advisors LLC

Sebastian is the CEO of LATAM Advisors, an Argentina-based capital markets and politics advisory business. He has been following litigation against Argentina for decades, including the expropriation of YPF of which Burford Capital has over 40% of its book value invested in.Read more

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Burford Capital: A History of Petersen & the YPF-related Assets(May 26, 2022)

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