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Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response
Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response

Legal community voices concern about Nicaragua’s covid-19 response

10 July 2020

Nicaraguan human rights activist Bianca Jagger has urged the international community to impose sanctions on the Nicaraguan government to condemn its weak response to covid-19, while the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has similarly urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to rethink his approach to the pandemic in an open letter to the government.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub
Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

29 June 2020

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge
Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

11 March 2020

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.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

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.

Canadian company snaps up Nicaraguan gold mines
Canadian company snaps up Nicaraguan gold mines

Canadian company snaps up Nicaraguan gold mines

06 November 2019

McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Toronto and BLP (Nicaragua) have helped Canada’s Calibre Mining acquire several gold mining assets in Nicaragua for a total of US$100 million.

Nicaragua’s Banpro gets two loans worth US$90 million
Nicaragua’s Banpro gets two loans worth US$90 million

Nicaragua’s Banpro gets two loans worth US$90 million

30 September 2019

Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) in Managua have advised investment bank Credit Suisse in two loans totalling US$90 million to Nicaragua’s largest bank, Banpro.

Lexincorp hires former Promerica counsel as partner in Nicaragua
Lexincorp hires former Promerica counsel as partner in Nicaragua

Lexincorp hires former Promerica counsel as partner in Nicaragua

05 September 2019

Lexincorp (Nicaragua) has strengthened its finance and disputes practices by hiring a partner from a local boutique with lengthy in-house experience from regional bank Promerica. 

Nicaraguan bank gets US$100 million landmark loan
Nicaraguan bank gets US$100 million landmark loan

Nicaraguan bank gets US$100 million landmark loan

14 August 2019

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Arias (Nicaragua) have helped Nicaraguan bank Lafise Bancentro obtain a US$100 million loan.