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Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY merger

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.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

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.

Arias and Dentons Muñoz reunite for agribusiness sale

26 September 2017

Arias offices in San José, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, Managua, Guatemala City and Panama City and Jimenez Cruz Peña in Santo Domingo have helped US chemical company American Vanguard Corporation (AMVAC) acquire agricultural solutions provider Grupo Agricenter.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

06 September 2017

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.

LatinAlliance returns for Hyatt opening in Guatemala

01 September 2017

Guatemala's Latam Hotel has retained LatinAlliance (Guatemala) to open the 138-room Hyatt hotel in Guatemala City, a year after the company relied on the same firm to open its doors in Nicaragua's capital.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

09 August 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Banco de América Central gets first international syndicated credit line

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.

Estuardo Mata Palmieri: 14 April 1975 – 10 June 2017

Estuardo Mata Palmieri: 14 April 1975 – 10 June 2017

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.

Arias & Muñoz breakaway firm Dentons Muñoz hires second partner in Guatemala

Arias & Muñoz breakaway firm Dentons Muñoz hires second partner in Guatemala

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.

Central American firms retrench amid fast-paced regional change

Central American firms retrench amid fast-paced regional change

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.