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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13 November 2017
LatinAlliance’s Managua office has helped international hotel chain Selina open a branch in Nicaragua, with a total investment of US$10 million.