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Costa Rica wins second ICSID case this year

16 March 2017

Fresh from a win against a Spanish investor, Costa Rica has defeated a US$75 million ICSID claim brought by one of Mexico’s wealthiest families over alleged price-fixing in the liquefied petroleum gas market.

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

03 March 2017

As Muñoz Global officially launches its tie-up with global law firm Dentons, managing partner Jose Antonio Muñoz speaks to Latin Lawyer about consolidating his firm’s presence across Central America.

Costa Rica faces treaty claim over chicken import ban

27 February 2017

A food company and its founder have threatened Costa Rica with a US$200 million ICSID claim over a ban on the import of chicken cuts from Canada and the US, among other treaty breaches – which they say have driven the company to the brink of bankruptcy.

AerCap hires Arias to repossess aircraft

24 February 2017

A team of lawyers led by Arias San Salvador offices have helped Dutch aircraft leasing company AerCap repossess aircraft lent to Salvadorian commercial airline VECA.

ICU Medical snaps up Pfizer’s infusion therapy business

23 February 2017

The New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and London offices of Latham & Watkins LLP; Baker McKenzie LLP’s Chicago and Houston offices and Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo have helped Californian medical technology company ICU Medical acquire pharma titan Pfizer’s infusion therapy business, Hospira Infusion Systems, for US$1 billion.

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

22 February 2017

Central American firms have doubled down on Costa Rica, with the country accounting for two-thirds of the promotions reported by regional outfits in the past four months.

Mayer Brown, Consortium, Hogan Lovells, BLP and Walkers make DPR issue

21 February 2017

Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, DC and Chicago, Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) and Walkers in the Cayman Islands have helped Banco Davivienda make a debt issuance of up to US$250 million secured by a portfolio of dollar-denominated Diversified Payment Rights (DPRs).

BLP in Nicaragua joins Meritas

20 February 2017

Nicaragua’s BLP office has become a member of global business law firm alliance Meritas.

DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2017

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available.

DOTY corporate and project finance shortlists announced

DOTY corporate and project finance shortlists announced

14 February 2017

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the shortlists for the next two categories of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards: corporate finance and project finance.

Consortium steers pharmaceutical purchase

10 February 2017

Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has helped Cuestamoras Salud purchase fellow Costa Rican pharmaceutical company Farmacias La Bomba.