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Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

17 July 2018

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America. 

Spanish security company expands to Central America

Spanish security company expands to Central America

13 July 2018

Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

24 May 2018

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.

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

15 May 2018

Costa Rica-based Sfera Legal has absorbed Ayala & Betancourt in San Salvador and hired a former Consortium Legal associate in Managua to open offices in both countries today.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

23 March 2018

Regional firms also dominate the Nicaraguan chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250. Here, two firms compete for the top spot in terms of headcount: Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) and García & Bodán (Nicaragua). They both have almost double the number of lawyers of their nearest rivals.

BLP increases female numbers at senior level

BLP increases female numbers at senior level

20 February 2018

One in three partners at Central American firm BLP are now women after a promotion in Nicaragua and a hire in Costa Rica, bucking regional diversity norms.

Oil investors bring ICSID claim against Nicaragua

09 January 2018

Nicaragua is facing its first claim at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in more than a decade, lodged by a group of US investors over the alleged expropriation of a hydrocarbon concession.

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

07 December 2017

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

06 December 2017

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.