14 June 2018
Just under half of the Latin American promotions reported to Latin Lawyer last month involved corporate lawyers as regional GDP growth recovers.
11 June 2018
BLP (Costa Rica) has absorbed real estate boutique ANS Legal, strengthening its position as the country’s largest firm.
05 June 2018
At least nine firms across seven Latin American jurisdictions have advised on a deal that saw private equity company Cinven sell assets belonging to telecoms provider Ufinet to two buyers, French private equity investor Antin and a fund controlled by Cinven.
24 May 2018
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.
21 May 2018
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe in Paris, New York, Washington, DC, Houston and London, and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped French infrastructure company Vinci acquire minority stakes in Costa Rica’s main international airports as part of a sprawling multi-jurisdictional deal.
15 May 2018
Seven firms have confirmed their role in Blackstone’s acquisition of Spanish-based gaming corporation Cirsa from the company’s founder in a cross-border deal that involved multiple Latin American jurisdictions.
10 May 2018
Costa Rican arbitrator Dyalá Jiménez Figueres has resigned from two International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ad hoc annulment committees considering awards against Venezuela after being appointed minister of foreign trade by her country’s president-elect.
19 April 2018
Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.
29 March 2018
A tribunal at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has begun hearing a diplomatically sensitive joint-venture dispute between Chinese and Costa Rican state-owned entities over a cancelled US$1.5 billion project to upgrade an oil refinery.
21 March 2018
There are nine law firms in the Costa Rican chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, making it the largest in the Central American section. Costa Rica is also home to some of the biggest firms in the region. BLP (Costa Rica) has 86 lawyers, while Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has a headcount of 80, more than double their counterparts in the other four countries. The country’s strong business community and political stability have enabled law firms to grow and deepen their specialisations.