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IDB Invest sponsors university project in Costa Rica
IDB Invest sponsors university project in Costa Rica

IDB Invest sponsors university project in Costa Rica

07 May 2019

IDB Invest has hired Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC, and Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) to provide a US$21.5 million A/B loan to local education group Edulink and two affiliate companies to develop a Texas Tech University satellite campus in Costa Rica.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

21 March 2018

There are nine law firms in the Costa Rican chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, making it the largest in the Central American section. Costa Rica is also home to some of the biggest firms in the region. BLP (Costa Rica) has 86 lawyers, while Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has a headcount of 80, more than double their counterparts in the other four countries. The country’s strong business community and political stability have enabled law firms to grow and deepen their specialisations.

Project finance, disputes and restructuring Deal of the Year shortlists announced
Project finance, disputes and restructuring Deal of the Year shortlists announced

Project finance, disputes and restructuring Deal of the Year shortlists announced

12 March 2018

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance, disputes and restructuring categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

Two firms star in major Costa Rican real estate deal
Two firms star in major Costa Rican real estate deal

Two firms star in major Costa Rican real estate deal

24 April 2017

Zürcher Odio & Raven has helped US investment group CPG Real Estate and Costa Rican businessman Rubén Pacheco buy two Marriot hotels from private equity outfit Cuestamoras.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

10 March 2016

Today, Costa Rica is the focus of our overview of Latin America's leading business law firms, which have been analysed in the 18th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250.

Costa Rican state telecoms company appeals antitrust ruling
Costa Rican state telecoms company appeals antitrust ruling

Costa Rican state telecoms company appeals antitrust ruling

19 June 2015

State-owned Costa Rican telecoms provider Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is challenging a fine handed down by the Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) for engaging in anticompetitive practices – drawing the backing of a coalition of seven unions associated with the state-owned company, which accuse the telecoms regulator of prejudicing the case.

Costa Rica expands access to credit for small businesses
Costa Rica expands access to credit for small businesses

Costa Rica expands access to credit for small businesses

09 June 2015

Costa Rica has passed legislation expanding the type of assets banks can accept as collateral in loans, in a bid to increase small and medium-sized businesses’ access to credit.

BLP opens third Costa Rica office
BLP opens third Costa Rica office

BLP opens third Costa Rica office

19 May 2015

Costa Rican firm BLP has opened its third office in the country, aimed at tapping into real estate work fuelled by the region’s growing tourism market.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Costa Rica

16 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 Costa Rica.

Davis Polk, Zürcher Odio and Foley & Lardner engaged in Costa Rica telecoms merger
Davis Polk, Zürcher Odio and Foley & Lardner engaged in Costa Rica telecoms merger

Davis Polk, Zürcher Odio and Foley & Lardner engaged in Costa Rica telecoms merger

12 January 2015

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP’s New York and Washington, DC offices and Zürcher Odio & Raven in San José are helping Swedish telecoms company Millicom merge with its Costa Rican counterpart TeleCable Económico.