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Dominican Republic

Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation

A Dominican state entity has agreed to pay just under US$400 million to settle a dispute with an Odebrecht-led consortium that had sought almost US$1 billion in damages, following International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) mediation proceedings in New York.

Dominican firms in French telecoms US$3.1 billion debt tap
Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

Total enters Dominican LNG market

Dominican law firm Jiménez Cruz Peña has helped French energy company Total buy a majority stake in a local liquified natural gas (LNG) distributor from natural gas group Plater Dominicana.

Leading Lights
Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Exposing the gap

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

Surveys

Leading Lights

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Survey
Exposing the gap

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity
NYSBA’s LatAm arm calls for regionwide ethics guidance

Professional notices

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

Events

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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May 07

LACCA Live 11th Regional São Paulo Meeting 2020

Thu, 7th May 2020