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Arbitration tribunal in place for claim against Guatemala
Arbitration tribunal in place for claim against Guatemala

Arbitration tribunal in place for claim against Guatemala

04 February 2020

A tribunal has been constituted at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) to hear a US$74 million investment treaty claim brought against Guatemala by holding companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman.

Consortium promotes finance lawyer in Guatemala
Consortium promotes finance lawyer in Guatemala

Consortium promotes finance lawyer in Guatemala

02 January 2020

Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has strengthened its banking and finance practice in preparation for 2020 by promoting a senior associate to partner.

Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen
Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen

Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen

22 November 2019

US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.  

Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation
Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation

Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation

22 November 2019

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.

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.