09 June 2017
Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.
05 May 2017
The Dominican Republic has failed to persuade an UNCITRAL panel to hold a separate hearing on whether claims by two former missionaries concerning a real estate investment should be dismissed because of the claimants’ “dominant and effective” nationality.
28 April 2017
A property investor has been ordered to pay costs to the Dominican Republic after withdrawing a treaty claim against the state on the ground that conducting the arbitration in two languages was financially unviable.
12 April 2017
DLA Piper LLP in Miami, New York and San Juán, Colombia’s DLA Piper Martinez Beltran and Dominican firms OMG have helped Putney Capital Management enter a joint venture with Gerdau, the largest steelmaker in the Americas, in a deal worth US$165 million.
11 April 2017
Dominican heavyweight Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening its transactional and disputes capabilities and increasing its partnership by almost 40%.
04 April 2017
A civil and economic rights group established by The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice has launched an anti-corruption initiative that will organise private practice lawyers across the Americas to support government efforts to crack down on corruption.
04 April 2017
Latin Lawyer’s overview of Latin America’s leading law firms, as analysed in the 19th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250, continues with the Dominican Republic.
29 March 2017
Pellerano & Herrera has helped Uber launch a motorbike transport service in the Dominican Republic.
24 March 2017
Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 11th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 230 leading names of the Latin American legal community.
10 March 2017
LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.