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Telefónica leaves Central America with US$2.3 billion sale

Telefónica leaves Central America with US$2.3 billion sale

04 March 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP and regional firm Arias have helped Spanish telecoms company Telefónica sell assets across Central America to counterparts Millicom and América Móvil for some US$2.3 billion.

Lovill and LatamLex end partnership

01 March 2019

Panamanian law firm Lovill and Central American LatamLex Abogados have cancelled a partnership that they entered into in 2014.

Lexincorp promotes in El Salvador

Lexincorp promotes in El Salvador

21 February 2019

Regional firm Lexincorp has bolstered its corporate practice, promoting an associate to junior partner in San Salvador.

IDeas recruits from Sáenz & Asociados to open in El Salvador

IDeas recruits from Sáenz & Asociados to open in El Salvador

19 February 2019

Costa Rican IP firm IDeas Trademark & Patents has hired a lawyer from Sáenz & Asociados as partner to open an office in the Salvadorian capital.

Colombian pharma group gets unsecured loan

03 January 2019

Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Arias (El Salvador) have helped a consortium of banks provide a US$100 million loan to pharmaceuticals maker Procaps for refinancing purposes.

Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

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.

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

14 December 2018

Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised on the most debt transactions in October in Spanish-speaking Latin America, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

LatinAlliance steers Banco G&T’s second-ever debt tap in El Salvador

15 November 2018

LatinAlliance has helped Banco G&T Continental make a US$25 million debt offering on the Salvadorean stock exchange.

Fugitive businessman threatens claims against El Salvador

19 September 2018

Lawyers for fugitive Salvadorean businessman Jose Enrique Rais López have warned that they may invoke a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between Switzerland and El Salvador to protect their client from what they allege is political persecution – with another possible resort being a claim under the Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.