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.
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.
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.
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Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America.
Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.
After failing to reverse a loss against Guatemala at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) over electricity tariffs, Spanish company Iberdrola has brought a new treaty claim against the Central American state before the Permanent Court of Arbitration, it has emerged.
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A US businessman and his company have threatened Guatemala with a DR-CAFTA claim for more than US$150 million over the suspension of operations at a gold and silver mining project that has been the subject of environmental protests by local communities.