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Costa Rica's Recope dissolves Chinese joint venture
Costa Rica's Recope dissolves Chinese joint venture

Costa Rica's Recope dissolves Chinese joint venture

04 November 2019

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has reportedly granted a Costa Rican state entity’s request to dissolve its joint venture with a Chinese counterpart in a politically sensitive dispute over a cancelled US$1.5 billion project to upgrade an oil refinery – while related criminal proceedings continue.

Deloitte Legal hires two partners from Facio & Cañas in Costa Rica
Deloitte Legal hires two partners from Facio & Cañas in Costa Rica

Deloitte Legal hires two partners from Facio & Cañas in Costa Rica

14 October 2019

Deloitte Legal has added significant experience to its corporate practice in Costa Rica by hiring two partners from Facio & Cañas.

Batalla promotes two in Costa Rica
Batalla promotes two in Costa Rica

Batalla promotes two in Costa Rica

04 October 2019

Costa Rican law firm Batalla has strengthened its public law and corporate practices by promoting two lawyers to partner.

BLP hires distinguished former ambassador to Mexico
BLP hires distinguished former ambassador to Mexico

BLP hires distinguished former ambassador to Mexico

30 September 2019

BLP has hired Costa Rica’s former ambassador to Mexico as special counsel.

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera
EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

EY Law hires ex Pacheco Coto partner from Sfera

17 September 2019

A former Pacheco Coto partner has reunited with his old colleagues at EY Law (Costa Rica) after leaving Sfera Legal.

Arias hires Facio & Cañas partner as both poach from Batalla
Arias hires Facio & Cañas partner as both poach from Batalla

Arias hires Facio & Cañas partner as both poach from Batalla

09 September 2019

In the space of a week, Arias (Costa Rica) has lured veteran litigator Víctor Garita away from Facio & Cañas, while both firms have recruited counsel from Batalla.

Davivienda gets IFC loan for green projects in Costa Rica
Davivienda gets IFC loan for green projects in Costa Rica

Davivienda gets IFC loan for green projects in Costa Rica

05 August 2019

Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, DC, and Dentons Muñoz in San José have helped IFC lend US$35 million to Banco Davivienda in Costa Rica.

Aguilar Castillo hires Walmart counsel as partner
Aguilar Castillo hires Walmart counsel as partner

Aguilar Castillo hires Walmart counsel as partner

29 July 2019

Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has hired its third partner in less than two months, recruiting a tax manager from Walmart as partner.

Dentons Muñoz hires three senior lawyers in Costa Rica
Dentons Muñoz hires three senior lawyers in Costa Rica

Dentons Muñoz hires three senior lawyers in Costa Rica

10 July 2019

Dentons Muñoz has strengthened its hand in San José by hiring one in-house lawyer and two consultants as directors.

Aguilar Castillo in Costa Rica hires second partner in a month
Aguilar Castillo in Costa Rica hires second partner in a month

Aguilar Castillo in Costa Rica hires second partner in a month

21 June 2019

Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has boosted its corporate practice, hiring a second independent practitioner as partner in less than a month.