09 August 2017
Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.
04 August 2017
Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has helped the Guatemalan branch of Banco de América Central (BAC) obtain a US$50 million syndicated credit line to finance its foreign trade loan portfolio.
13 July 2017
Estuardo Mata Palmieri, a founding partner at Guatemala’s QIL+4 Abogados and the head of its disputes team, has died at the age of 42.
04 July 2017
The Guatemalan branch of Dentons Muñoz has announced plans to corner the white-collar crime market in Central America after hiring a local practitioner.
30 June 2017
Several Central American firms have rebranded, promoted or moved offices in the past six months, after a tumultuous 2016 that saw new regionalisation pressures in Guatemala and the partition of market leading firm Arias in Costa Rica.
13 June 2017
Lexincorp has helped renewables company Grupo Kin finance and construct a hydroelectric plant and four solar farms in Guatemala, in a deal worth US$100 million.
12 June 2017
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Mayora & Mayora in Guatemala City have helped Guatemalan energy company Energuate issue US$330 million in notes.
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.