Legal practitioners and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have decried recent changes to Honduran law that reduce penalties for corruption and fraud offences.
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A charitable organisation co-founded by a partner and an analyst of Kirkland & Ellis LLP has launched a new initiative to deliver necessary supplies to families affected by the covid-19 crisis in Honduras.
Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Los Angeles; Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City; Central American Consortium Legal and Garrigues (Peru) have helped Panama-based Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) lend US$91 million to Costa Rican household retailer Grupo Monge.
US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.
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 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.
International law firm Dentons has announced plans to combine with Honduran law firm Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados, in a deal that would complete its expansion across Central America.
DLA Piper LLP in the US and LatamLex in San Salvador and Tegucigalpa have helped The Coca-Cola Company buy two drinks trademarks from Salvadorian beverage company La Constancia and another from Cervecería Hondureña.
Consortium Legal has promoted five to partner, doubling its partner count in Honduras.