26 January 2018
A US family of property investors has failed to convince a US court to set aside an interim award declining jurisdiction over part of their claim under the Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) against Costa Rica, after the judge said it did not represent the tribunal’s final ruling in the now-abandoned case.
23 January 2018
Batalla Abogados in San José has hired two former Pacheco Coto (Costa Rica) corporate lawyers just two weeks after the latter formally integrated into EY Central America.
18 January 2018
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has passed down a landmark advisory opinion to member states of the Organisation of American States (OAS), obliging them to formally recognise same-sex marriages and allow transgender people to officially change their name and sex.
08 January 2018
A tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has accepted jurisdiction over a third-party funded claim brought by a Canadian gold mining company against Costa Rica – but refused to rule on a handful of jurisdictional objections raised by the state at “such an incipient stage of the proceedings.”
13 December 2017
An ICSID tribunal has accepted jurisdiction over a third-party funded claim brought by a Canadian gold mining company against Costa Rica – but refused to rule on a handful of jurisdictional objections raised by the state at “such an incipient stage of the proceedings.”
06 December 2017
International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.
30 November 2017
Applying policies consistently is crucial to avoid being penalised under new transfer pricing regulations, said UPS' director of taxes for the Americas at Latin Lawyer’s 2nd Annual Tax Summit, held in Miami earlier this month.
17 November 2017
The number of senior women lawyers at BLP’s Costa Rican arm has jumped above the Latin American average following a double promotion in a country that has one of the lowest female partner counts in the region.
06 November 2017
Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.
24 October 2017
Exacting bankruptcy laws and restrictive requirements for buying public companies in Latin America are holding back leveraged buyouts (LBOs) by private equity funds, delegates heard at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Private Equity Conference, held in New York last month.