17 December 2018
From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.
14 December 2018
Top-tier Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera has cut ties with senior partner Luis Rafael Pellerano, who has reportedly left to found his own firm.
21 November 2018
Juan Manuel Pellerano Gómez, the co-founder of Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera and the first executive director of the National School of Judges, has died at the age of 91.
16 November 2018
EY Law has bolstered its office in the Dominican Republic, recruiting five lawyers from a local firm to complement its existing tax team.
14 November 2018
Dominican firm Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti has helped US healthcare company Edwards Lifesciences acquire a medical manufacturing plant.
07 November 2018
Chilean law firms Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Morales & Besa helped Latin American companies raise the largest sums in debt capital markets transactions that took place outside Brazil between July and September, while Clifford Chance LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP were the international firms that closed the highest number of debt issuances.
06 November 2018
An United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has begun hearing a Jamaican billionaire’s US$300 million treaty claim against the Dominican Republic concerning the seizure of a landfill site.
01 October 2018
DMK Abogados has helped Hemisphere Media renew its right to broadcast the Dominican Republic’s top league baseball games in the US following an arbitration dispute.
24 September 2018
Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise as much as US$110 billion through more than 350 debt and equity capital markets deals during the first half of 2018, based on Latin Lawyer data.
11 September 2018
Canada’s Scotiabank has hired Torys LLP in Toronto and Pereyra & Asociados in Santo Domingo to buy Banco Dominicano del Progreso for US$350 million, forming one of the country’s largest banks.