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DR solar project gets loan

DR solar project gets loan

26 January 2018

DR&R Abogados y Consultores Fiscales in Santo Domingo has helped energy company Montecristi Solar FV obtain a loan for the construction of a 57 megawatt solar power plant.

Interim arbitration award upheld in abandoned Costa Rica case

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.

Pellerano & Herrera adds corporate muscle

Pellerano & Herrera adds corporate muscle

15 January 2018

Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera has promoted an associate to partner in its corporate practice, as the firm’s partnership anticipates an increase in deals across several sectors.

Mega brewery purchase by AmBev in DR

Mega brewery purchase by AmBev in DR

14 December 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and Medina Garrigó in Santo Domingo have helped Latin America’s largest brewery, AmBev, increase its majority stake in Dominican beer brewery Tenedora CND for US$927 million.

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

07 December 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

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.

Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY tie-up

18 October 2017

EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

16 October 2017

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

Trump-licensed luxury resort in DR restructures debt

Trump-licensed luxury resort in DR restructures debt

13 September 2017

Mayer Brown LLP's New York and Chicago offices have helped Cap Cana, a luxury real estate project in the Dominican Republic, restructure almost US$215 million worth of debt.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

06 September 2017

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.