19 February 2019
Costa Rican IP firm IDeas Trademark & Patents has hired a lawyer from Sáenz & Asociados as partner to open an office in the Salvadorian capital.
21 April 2017
As El Salvador freezes the assets of a failed ICSID claimant to collect on a costs award, the state has reported a “new victory” in an unrelated arbitration over a project to extend one of the country’s largest motorways.
20 October 2016
The Washington, DC, New York and Chicago offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) in Buenos Aires; Larrain y Asociados in Santiago; Bustamante & Bustamante in Quito; Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima; and Sáenz & Asociados in San Salvador have helped US electricity generation company Duke Energy sell US$1.2 billion worth of assets across Latin America to US private equity company I Squared Capital.
19 October 2016
After a seven-year arbitration that has been closely watched by NGOs, El Salvador has defeated a US$250 million ICSID claim brought by an Australian-owned company over the state’s refusal to grant gold-mining licences on environmental grounds.
15 September 2016
BLP has completed its sweep of Central America in less than three years, poaching three partners and 10 associates from veteran family firm Arenales & Skinner-Klée/ LatamLex to open in Guatemala City, its ninth office in the region.
23 May 2016
El Salvador-born Sáenz & Asociados continues its Central American expansion drive with the launch of a three-lawyer office in Managua last Thursday.
15 March 2016
El Salvador is the next stop on Latin Lawyer’s country-by-country tour of the region’s legal markets, as analysed in the 18th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.
27 May 2015
BLP has merged with antitrust and IP boutique Weinstok Abogados, absorbing eight lawyers, including former high-level officials at Costa Rica’s competition authority, to boost its partner count to 15.
17 March 2015
Latin Lawyer continues with its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 17th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today the focus is on El Salvador.
16 January 2015
Italy’s Enel Green Power has pulled out of El Salvador after agreeing to settle a seven-year dispute over a geothermal power plant that gave rise to ICC and ICSID proceedings.