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.
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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.
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.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic issue sovereign bonds for US$2.5 billion.
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.
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US firm Squire Patton Boggs has restructured its Latin America practice group and appointed the managing partner of its Dominican Republic office as head.
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.
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.