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Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala
Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala

Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala

05 November 2019

Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has strengthened its banking and finance practice by promoting a senior associate to partner.

Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing
Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing

Guatemalan bank lands Citibank financing

10 October 2019

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Guatemala’s Sfera Legal have helped Banco G&T Continental obtain a US$250 million loan.

Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office
Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office

Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office

27 September 2019

Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has launched its second Honduras office by opening in San Pedro Sula, while Dentons completes its tie-up with Honduran outfit Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados.

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June
Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.

Guatemala taps international debt market to raise US$1.2 billion
Guatemala taps international debt market to raise US$1.2 billion

Guatemala taps international debt market to raise US$1.2 billion

04 June 2019

Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP in New York and QIL+4 Abogados have helped Guatemala issue debt worth US$1.2 billion through a sovereign bond issuance.

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery
Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

04 June 2019

Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which others have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht since 2016.

Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America
Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America

Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America

31 May 2019

Central American law firm Lexincorp has entered a partnership with business consultancy company Grupo Nexo Franquicia to provide franchise-related services and win new clients.

Why fewer women than men become partners
Why fewer women than men become partners

Why fewer women than men become partners

23 May 2019

Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019
M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

M&A report Spanish-speaking LatAm: January-February 2019

23 May 2019

Peru was the busiest country for M&A transactions in Spanish-speaking Latin America during January and February, with more deals taking place there than in Mexico and Argentina combined, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Survey highlights scant change to women partner numbers
Survey highlights scant change to women partner numbers

Survey highlights scant change to women partner numbers

21 May 2019

The average percentage of partner positions at Latin Lawyer 250 firms held by women is now 23%, barely more than the number we reported when we began tracking partner diversity back in 2013.