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.
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.
13 September 2017
Mayer Brown LLP's New York and Chicago offices have helped Cap Cana, a luxury real estate project in the Dominican Republic, restructure almost US$215 million worth of debt.
06 September 2017
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.
05 July 2017
Scotiabank has hired Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera to reach a US$40 million financing arrangement with a property developer building homes for US personnel working at the US embassy in Santo Domingo.
04 July 2017
A Dominican government-owned fund has won damages in the second of two ICC cases launched by its private partners in two electricity utilities after their executives were accused of criminal conduct five years ago.
29 June 2017
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP's São Paulo and New York offices have helped the Dominican Republic issue bonds worth US$500 million.
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.