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Ex-Sáenz & Asociados partners launch new firm in Central America
Ex-Sáenz & Asociados partners launch new firm in Central America

Ex-Sáenz & Asociados partners launch new firm in Central America

08 July 2020

A group of partners have left Sáenz & Asociados’ El Salvador office, including arbitration co-head Humberto Sáenz Marinero and corporate head Mario Antonio Sáenz Marinero, to launch a new firm in El Salvador and Guatemala. 

Salvadorean SMEs get US$38 million boost from IDB Invest
Salvadorean SMEs get US$38 million boost from IDB Invest

Salvadorean SMEs get US$38 million boost from IDB Invest

03 July 2020

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC, and Arias (El Salvador) have helped IDB Invest lend almost US$38 million to help fund SMEs in El Salvador.

El Salvador covid-19 information hub
El Salvador covid-19 information hub

El Salvador covid-19 information hub

29 June 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. 

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub
Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

29 June 2020

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019

19 June 2020

Below we present all M&A deals that were closed, signed or announced in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic between March and December 2019.

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.

Covid19Tracker: El Salvador’s new app fighting the pandemic
Covid19Tracker: El Salvador’s new app fighting the pandemic

Covid19Tracker: El Salvador’s new app fighting the pandemic

21 April 2020

Latin Lawyer speaks to Carlos Miguel Rivas, a lawyer and tech start-up co-founder whose new app is helping to track and contain the covid-19 epidemic in El Salvador.

Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge
Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

11 March 2020

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Los Angeles; Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City; Central American Consortium Legal and Garrigues (Peru) have helped Panama-based Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) lend US$91 million to Costa Rican household retailer Grupo Monge.

Bank calls on Morgan & Morgan and Arias for Panama issuance
Bank calls on Morgan & Morgan and Arias for Panama issuance

Bank calls on Morgan & Morgan and Arias for Panama issuance

09 March 2020

Morgan & Morgan in Panama City and Arias (El Salvador) have helped Panamanian bank La Hipotecaria issue notes for US$75 million.

Scotiabank exits El Salvador
Scotiabank exits El Salvador

Scotiabank exits El Salvador

28 February 2020

Torys LLP in Toronto and New York and Arias (El Salvador) have helped Canada’s Scotiabank leave El Salvador by selling its banking and insurance subsidiaries to Honduran group Imperia Intercontinental, in a deal estimated to be worth at least US$250 million.