The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.
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.
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.
The regionalisation of the Central American legal market is plain to see in the Honduran chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, where only two of the seven firms are still single market players: Melara & Asociados and Bufete Mejía & Asociados.
Crowell & Moring in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC, has helped Honduran renewables company Pacific Solar Energy obtain a US$93 million loan.
Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.
Consortium Legal has helped the company behind El Yaguala hydroelectric plant in Honduras obtain funding of US$172 million, the largest loan ever granted by a syndicate of Honduran banks.
Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Tampa, the San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa and Panama City offices of Arias Law, Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman in Tortola have advised leading US pawn loan provider EZCORP on its US$53 million multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Guatemalan pawn shop company GuatePrenda-MaxiEfectivo (GPMX).
EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.