Von Wobeser partner to chair Americas arbitration group

A partner at Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has been elected chair of the Americas Initiative at the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA).

Montserrat Manzano assumed the role on 22 July. She replaces former chair Eduardo Gonçalves, partner at Brazilian firm Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados. Previous chairs have included Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados founding partner Andrés Jana, Debevoise & Plimpton's Dietmar Prager and Colombian arbitrator Eduardo Zuleta.