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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.

Arias hires new partner in Panama

Arias hires new partner in Panama

08 March 2017

Arias (Panama) has hired an independent practitioner to lead the firm’s M&A and finance practices.

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

Dentons Muñoz consolidates ahead of further expansion

03 March 2017

As Muñoz Global officially launches its tie-up with global law firm Dentons, managing partner Jose Antonio Muñoz speaks to Latin Lawyer about consolidating his firm’s presence across Central America.

The Odebrecht fact sheet

02 March 2017

The effects of Odebrecht's bribery scheme have reverberated through 15 countries across five continents. The Odebrecht fact sheet, compiled by Latin Lawyer's sister publication Global Investigations Review, is a rolling summary of the developments in the case.

Canacol gets US$265 million multijurisdictional refinancing

23 February 2017

Jones Day in New York, DLA Piper LLP’s Calgary office, Colombian firm Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados and Maples and Calder in the British Virgin Islands have helped Colombian oil and gas exploration company Canacol Energy obtain a loan of US$265 million from a syndicate of banks led by Credit Suisse.

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.

Multiple firms in IAMSA and VivaColombia airline shuffle

22 December 2016

Mexican firm Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC; McCann Fitzgerald in Dublin and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) in Bogotá have helped transport company IAMSA purchase a minority stake in aviation company Irelandia’s VivaAerobus, in a move which makes it the airline’s sole stakeholder.

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.

Panama Papers committee releases definitive findings

06 December 2016

The committee set up by the Panamanian government to investigate the Panama Papers leak has issued a definitive list of recommendations, including more regulation of legal services.