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Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December
Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

26 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

Dominican Republic covid-19 information hub
Dominican Republic covid-19 information hub

Dominican Republic covid-19 information hub

14 May 2020

As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis. 

Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation
Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation

Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation

20 March 2020

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 firms in French telecoms US$3.1 billion debt tap

Dominican firms in French telecoms US$3.1 billion debt tap

12 March 2020

Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo has helped the underwriters in the Dominican leg of an international debt tap worth 2.8 billion euros (US$3.1 billion) by French telecoms company Altice.

Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap
Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

17 February 2020

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

Total enters Dominican LNG market
Total enters Dominican LNG market

Total enters Dominican LNG market

10 February 2020

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
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

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.

Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head
Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head

Squire Patton appoints Dominican partner as LatAm practice head

17 January 2020

US firm Squire Patton Boggs has restructured its Latin America practice group and appointed the managing partner of its Dominican Republic office as head.

Dual nationals seek set aside of Dominican Republic arbitration award
Dual nationals seek set aside of Dominican Republic arbitration award

Dual nationals seek set aside of Dominican Republic arbitration award

06 December 2019

Two US-Dominican dual nationals have applied to set aside a DR-CAFTA award that rejected their US$41.5 million claim against the Dominican Republic – saying the majority tribunal exceeded its powers and manifestly disregarded the law when it concluded they lacked standing to bring the claim.

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.