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.
16 May 2017
Five Central American firms in different jurisdictions have launched a non-exclusive strategic alliance to provide regional coverage to their clients.
07 April 2017
Latin Lawyer continues with its run-through of the region’s leading business law firms. Today’s focus is Guatemala, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250.
05 April 2017
Twelve firms have helped Salvadorean retailer Unicomer issue bonds worth US$350 million.
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.
30 March 2017
BLP (Guatemala) has announced the hire of former Arenales & Skinner-Klée founding partner Alejandro Arenales five months after the family firm’s dissolution.