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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.

Asset freeze enables El Salvador to collect cartel fine

Asset freeze enables El Salvador to collect cartel fine

23 August 2018

El Salvador’s competition authority has collected a market-sharing fine from a flour manufacturer, because the country’s attorney general seized the company’s bank accounts until it paid the enforcer.

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

17 July 2018

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America. 

Spanish security company expands to Central America

Spanish security company expands to Central America

13 July 2018

Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.

El Salvador welcomes new competition authority head

13 July 2018

Nelson Guzmán Mendoza has been appointed as El Salvador’s superintendent for competition, replacing Francisco Díaz Rodríguez who headed the country’s antitrust agency for seven years.