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IDeas recruits from Sáenz & Asociados to open in El Salvador

IDeas recruits from Sáenz & Asociados to open in El Salvador

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.

El Salvador pursues Pac Rim and defeats motorway claim

El Salvador pursues Pac Rim and defeats motorway claim

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.

Duke Energy exits Latin America

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.

El Salvador defeats controversial ICSID claim

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.

BLP opens in Guatemala with three new partners

BLP opens in Guatemala with three new partners

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.

Sáenz & Asociados opens in Nicaragua

Sáenz & Asociados opens in Nicaragua

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.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: El Salvador

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.

BLP merges with antitrust boutique in Costa Rica

BLP merges with antitrust boutique in Costa Rica

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.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: El Salvador

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.

Enel settles with 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.