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.
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.
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.
15 November 2018
LatinAlliance has helped Banco G&T Continental make a US$25 million debt offering on the Salvadorean stock exchange.
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).
04 September 2018
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.
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.
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.
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.
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.