Honduran industrial conglomerate Grupo Terra has hired regular counsel Melara & Asociados to obtain a credit line for a 46-megawatt wind farm in southern Honduras.
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.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.
As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell
Tickets are still available for Latin Lawyer’s 6th Annual M&A conference, to be held in Rio de Janeiro tomorrow, where a host of in-house counsel including senior figures from Ambev, Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch will speak.
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250