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.
05 December 2018
Panamanian bank group Promerica has hired Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Miami and Richmond and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City as lead counsel for its first ever US issuance, worth US$200 million.
29 November 2018
Linklaters in New York and four offices of Aguilar Castillo Love have helped US glassmaker Owens-Illinois acquire a minority stake in counterpart Empresas Comegua.
21 November 2018
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Vancouver and Toronto, Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian miner Pan American Silver buy national counterpart Tahoe Resources, including the troublesome Escobal silver mine in Guatemala for some US$1.1 billion.
10 October 2018
A US district court has ruled that an action to confirm a US$21 million Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) award against Guatemala can proceed, rejecting the state’s argument that an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ad hoc committee had annulled the entirety of the award.
28 September 2018
Holding companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman have initiated treaty disputes with Guatemala and Peru that are together worth in excess of US$224 million over investments in the electricity sector, it has emerged.
06 September 2018
There’s still time to take advantage of a discounted rate on tickets to Latin Lawyer Live 5th Annual Labour & Employment, which takes place on Tuesday 25 September at W Hotel South Beach in Miami.
04 September 2018
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.
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.