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Blackstone gambles on Cirsa purchase

Blackstone gambles on Cirsa purchase

15 May 2018

Seven firms have confirmed their role in Blackstone’s acquisition of Spanish-based gaming corporation Cirsa from the company’s founder in a cross-border deal that involved multiple Latin American jurisdictions.

DR’s insolvency laws put to the test with flag carrier restructuring

DR’s insolvency laws put to the test with flag carrier restructuring

09 May 2018

Guzmán Ariza is helping Venezuela-owned Pan Am World Airways Dominicana (PAWA) restructure debts worth US$69 million under new restructuring legislation.

Largest solar project in Dominican Republic gets financing

Largest solar project in Dominican Republic gets financing

24 April 2018

Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, D.C. and Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo have advised The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) in a US$38 million refinancing granted to Taiwanese energy company, General Energy Solutions, for the development of Monte Plata Solar, the largest solar energy plant in the Dominican Republic.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic

22 March 2018

The Dominican Republic is not seeing the same record level of economic growth as it has done in recent years, but it still reported a more than respectable 5% growth for 2017, a figure that looks to be sustainable for 2018.

Project finance, disputes and restructuring Deal of the Year shortlists announced

12 March 2018

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance, disputes and restructuring categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

Headrick behind Western Union deal

02 March 2018

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped Dominican financial services company Vimenca renew its 29-year agreement with US money transfer provider Western Union.

Central Law joins Interact Law

Central Law joins Interact Law

20 February 2018

Central American firm Central Law has joined international legal network Interact Law to connect with more international firms and clients.

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.