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Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY merger

18 October 2017

EY Law will absorb prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

16 October 2017

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

Double down on LatAm privacy law compliance, say panellists

Double down on LatAm privacy law compliance, say panellists

11 October 2017

Multinational companies operating across Latin America risk costly litigation if they don’t address local privacy and data protection laws and rely on US or European legislative standards, heard delegates at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.

Same-sex marriage conference to take place in Costa Rica

Same-sex marriage conference to take place in Costa Rica

03 October 2017

The Latin American Foundation for the Promotion and Protection of the LGBTI Population (Fundación Igualitos) has organised a four-day conference on same-sex marriage that will start on 8 November in San José, Costa Rica and promote ongoing efforts towards legalisation.

Goldman Sachs, IFM and Carlyle added to Latin Lawyer’s private equity conference

Goldman Sachs, IFM and Carlyle added to Latin Lawyer’s private equity conference

26 September 2017

Latin Lawyer's upcoming 8th annual private equity conference, to be held on Friday in New York, will feature speakers from Goldman Sachs, IFM Investors, The Carlyle Group and the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), as well as private practitioners from the US and across Latin America.

Arias and Dentons Muñoz reunite for agribusiness sale

26 September 2017

Arias offices in San José, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, Managua, Guatemala City and Panama City and Jimenez Cruz Peña in Santo Domingo have helped US chemical company American Vanguard Corporation (AMVAC) acquire agricultural solutions provider Grupo Agricenter.

Accenture buys US counterpart in global transaction

25 September 2017

BLP (Costa Rica) has advised global management consultancy Accenture on the local leg of its acquisition of US tech services company Search Technologies.

Facio & Cañas tax practice enters alliance with Deloitte in Costa Rica

Facio & Cañas tax practice enters alliance with Deloitte in Costa Rica

21 September 2017

FaycaTax, the tax department of Costa Rican firm Facio & Cañas, has entered an alliance with Deloitte's San José office.

BLP branches out with new Spanish office

BLP branches out with new Spanish office

20 September 2017

Costa Rican-based regional firm BLP has opened a representative office in Madrid; its first outside of Central America. 

Scotiabank supports Costa Rica's largest real estate fund purchase

Scotiabank supports Costa Rica's largest real estate fund purchase

20 September 2017

Sauma Abogados in San José and Hunton & Williams in Miami have helped Costa Rican real estate investment group Fondo de Inversión Inmobiliario Multifondos obtain acquisition financing from Scotiabank.