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El Salvador pursues Pac Rim and defeats motorway claim

El Salvador pursues Pac Rim and defeats motorway claim

21 April 2017

As El Salvador freezes the assets of a failed ICSID claimant to collect on a costs award, the state has reported a “new victory” in an unrelated arbitration over a project to extend one of the country’s largest motorways.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: El Salvador

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: El Salvador

06 April 2017

Latin Lawyer continues with its run-through of the region’s leading law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today’s focus is El Salvador.

Multiple firms in Unicomer US$350 million bond offer

05 April 2017

Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.

El Salvador issues bonds as debt load rises

13 March 2017

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in Washington, DC, and Consortium Legal (El Salvador) has helped El Salvador issue bonds worth US$601 million.

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.

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.

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.

LatinAlliance hires Romero Pineda’s corporate practice head

LatinAlliance hires Romero Pineda’s corporate practice head

20 February 2017

The San Salvador office of Central American firm LatinAlliance has poached the head of Romero Pineda & Asociados’ corporate department to replace its outgoing regional corporate director.

Eleven firms in multi-jurisdictional bottler issue

16 February 2017

Hogan Lovells LLP’s New York and Miami offices; Guatemalan firm Palacios & Asociados; Benjamin Valdez & Asociados of El Salvador; Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados of Peru; Ecuadorean firm Lexim Abogados; Jamaica’s DunnCox and Samuels Richardson & Co in the British Virgin Islands have helped Guatemalan beverage distributor The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC) issue notes worth US$500 million.

AB Inbev’s US$100 billion SABMiller tie-up cleared in El Salvador

10 February 2017

Lexincorp’s Salvadorean office has helped Anheuser-Busch InBev get antitrust approval in El Salvador for its record-breaking acquisition of rival brewer SABMiller.