12 July 2017
Central American firm Arias has promoted four lawyers to partner in El Salvador, doubling the size of the firm’s Salvadorean partnership.
11 July 2017
Lexincorp has helped oil major Puma Energy negotiate and draft a US$10 million line of credit with Banco Agricola of El Salvador.
22 June 2017
Consortium Legal’s San Salvador office has helped multinational mobile operator Digicel obtain a loan of US$1.35 billion.
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.
02 June 2017
Guatemalan firm Mayora & Mayora SC has merged with Salvadorean firm Telles & Asociados and hired an in-house lawyer from Coca-Cola’s Guatemala branch to head its litigation department back home.
22 May 2017
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Vector Legal in Costa Rica, Guatemalan firm Bufete López Cordero, García & Bodán (Honduras), Lexincorp in San Salvador and Peruvian firm García Sayán Abogados have helped retailer Grupo Monge obtain a syndicated multijurisdictional loan worth US$120 million.
16 May 2017
Five Central American firms in different jurisdictions have launched a non-exclusive strategic alliance to provide regional coverage to their clients.
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.
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.
05 April 2017
Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.