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Who represents Latin America's biggest companies?

10 March 2017

LACCA has released its landmark research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

Central American firms bet on Costa Rica

22 February 2017

Central American firms have doubled down on Costa Rica, with the country accounting for two-thirds of the promotions reported by regional outfits in the past four months.

BLP in Nicaragua joins Meritas

20 February 2017

Nicaragua’s BLP office has become a member of global business law firm alliance Meritas.

Latin Lawyer launches industry-focused investment guide series

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.

Grupo Roble obtains IFC loan

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.

2016: a year in review

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.

García & Bodán opens third Nicaragua office; eyes Costa Rica

17 January 2017

García & Bodán (Nicaragua) has opened an office in the town of Tola as the firm doubles down on real estate prospects along the country’s southwestern coast.

Hilton Princess chain restructures loan

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.

Dentons Muñoz merger confirmed

08 December 2016

Partners of global law firm Dentons and new Central American offer Muñoz Global voted to approve the two firms’ combination yesterday.

Muñoz plans Central American expansion with Dentons

Muñoz plans Central American expansion with Dentons

17 November 2016

Muñoz Global plans to consolidate its presence across Central America following its split from regional firm Arias and merger with global firm Dentons. 

Muñoz splits from Arias as Dentons enters Central America

Muñoz splits from Arias as Dentons enters Central America

16 November 2016

The Costa Rican founder of Arias & Muñoz, José Antonio Muñoz, and his brother have left to pursue a combination with global law firm Dentons, resulting in the split of the firm that pioneered the Central American law firm model, with Arias & Muñoz rebranding as Arias.

Promerica funds Citibank Guatemala purchase with multi-jurisdictional financing

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.