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Colombia Election Results Put Legal Community On Edge

Published date27 June 2022
Subject MatterGovernment, Public Sector, Inward/ Foreign Investment, Constitutional & Administrative Law
Law FirmMorrison & Foerster LLP
AuthorMs Ruti Smithline

Ruti Smithline spoke to International about the election of Colombia's first leftist president, Gustavo Petro, whose vows to redirect the economy are creating new uncertainties for the legal community.

"There is a fear in the international community that Petro coming into office will de-incentivize foreign direct investment," Ruti said. "Unpredictability scares off investors, generally."

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Originally published by International

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