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Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer equity capital markets league table: January-June

11 September 2019

Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

Dominican Republic defeats arbitration claim by dual nationals
Dominican Republic defeats arbitration claim by dual nationals

Dominican Republic defeats arbitration claim by dual nationals

10 September 2019

A DR-CAFTA tribunal has declined jurisdiction over a US$41.5 million claim against the Dominican Republic brought by two US-Dominican dual nationals who were denied permission to expand a real estate project within a protected national park.

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?
Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

28 August 2019

Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.  

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June
Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 53 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$18.7 billion.

Spanish and LatAm firms launch Velae Legal Group
Spanish and LatAm firms launch Velae Legal Group

Spanish and LatAm firms launch Velae Legal Group

30 July 2019

Spanish law firm DJV-Estrada-Azcona has launched an international legal group together with four Latin American outfits from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Peru, including Latin Lawyer 250-listed IP boutique Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC.

DR makes second bond issuance in less than 12 months
DR makes second bond issuance in less than 12 months

DR makes second bond issuance in less than 12 months

12 June 2019

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic issue US$2.5 billion in bonds.

Strategic advisor for Venezuelan opposition to keynote LL-GRR restructuring summit
Strategic advisor for Venezuelan opposition to keynote LL-GRR restructuring summit

Strategic advisor for Venezuelan opposition to keynote LL-GRR restructuring summit

05 June 2019

Lee Buchheit, former Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP partner and newly appointed strategic advisor to the Venezuelan opposition, will deliver the keynote at Latin Lawyer - GRR 4th Annual Restructuring Summit, which will be held on 11 July at Paul Hasting LLP’s office in New York.

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery
Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

04 June 2019

Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which others have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht since 2016.

Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America
Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America

Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America

31 May 2019

Central American law firm Lexincorp has entered a partnership with business consultancy company Grupo Nexo Franquicia to provide franchise-related services and win new clients.