10 March 2017
LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.
08 February 2017
Latin Lawyer is proud to present The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment – the first in a new series of Latin Lawyer practice and industry investment guides.
08 February 2017
The El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama offices of Central American law firm Arias have helped the International Finance Corporation grant Salvadorean real estate developer Grupo Roble a US$45 million loan.
06 February 2017
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.
03 February 2017
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in New York and García & Bodán (Honduras) have helped the government of Honduras issue sovereign bonds worth US$700 million in the state’s first cross-border issue in three years.
14 December 2016
García & Bodán’s Guatemala City, Managua, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa offices have helped Hilton Princess Hotels restructure a bridge loan granted by Scotiabank’s Salvadorean branch.
16 November 2016
Mayer Brown LLP’s Washington, DC and Chicago offices; Panama’s Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega; Dominican firm Medina Garrigó Abogados; the Salvadorean, Guatemalan, Honduran and Nicaraguan offices of Arias & Muñoz; and Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados have advised the lenders financing Promerica Financial Corporation (PFC)’s acquisition of Citibank’s credit card and consumer banking business in Guatemala.
27 October 2016
Clifford Chance LLP in New York, six offices from Central American firm Arias & Muñoz, Mexico's Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and Dias Carneiro Advogados in São Paulo have helped Peruvian drinks maker Aje obtain a syndicated loan worth US$88 million, in a cross-border deal involving 13 Latin American jurisdictions.
18 October 2016
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and the Managua, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa offices of Arias & Muñoz have helped US clothes supplier Lowell obtain a syndicated loan worth US$90 million from private equity group Cerberus to fund the acquisition of a US apparel maker’s Central American operations.
08 September 2016
Honduran renewables company Energys has hired Crowell & Moring LLP in Los Angeles to obtain a US$33 million funding package as the country’s solar sector heats up.
05 September 2016
Several leading Latin American law firms have been recognised by the Thomson Reuters Foundation for their contribution to groundbreaking pro bono projects.
26 August 2016
Consortium Legal (Honduras) is advising the Honduran Banking Association (AHIBA) and Citibank subsidiary Banco de Honduras on the implications of a financial reform that facilitates the liquidation of banks, after a drug-related money laundering scandal exposed gaps in local regulations.