06 June 2018
Swiss insurance company Zurich has made a series of investments in Latin America, buying assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela.
05 June 2018
At least nine firms across seven Latin American jurisdictions have advised on a deal that saw private equity company Cinven sell assets belonging to telecoms provider Ufinet to two buyers, French private equity investor Antin and a fund controlled by Cinven.
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.
23 May 2018
Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega has helped Italian insurance company Assicurazioni Generali sell its Panamanian operations to local counterpart ASSA Compañía de Seguros for US$172 million.
17 May 2018
Morgan & Morgan partner Francisco Linares, 48, has been re-elected chair of the influential Panamanian Maritime Law Association (Apademar).
20 April 2018
Hotel chain Decameron Colombia has hired DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán in Bogotá as lead counsel to acquire a hotel and beach resort in Panama from a Goldman Sachs subsidiary.
19 April 2018
Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.
13 April 2018
Morgan & Morgan has boosted its corporate practice, adding a fifth partner in less than a year.
11 April 2018
Despite the Trump administration’s reported hostility to Investor-state Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the NAFTA renegotiations, the US president’s lawyers have invoked the protections of the US-Panama Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) in a letter to his Panamanian counterpart requesting intervention in a dispute over a luxury hotel.
09 April 2018
An emergency arbitrator has rejected an attempt by hotel management companies owned by US president Donald Trump to regain control of a luxury hotel in Panama after a local court ordered they be evicted, as an arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) with the building's owners continues.