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Four lawyers set up new firm in Panama

20 February 2019

Three associates from former Latin Lawyer 250 firms and one in-house lawyer have left their previous roles to set up new firm Delvalle, Escalona, Levy & Corró in Panama.

Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Panama Canal consortium ordered to pay

Panama Canal consortium ordered to pay

03 January 2019

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has ordered the consortium working on a project to expand the Panama Canal to reimburse US$847 million in advances paid by the Panama Canal Authority – the second award in favour of the state entity in one of the numerous cases filed over the project. 

US PE firm invests in Panamanian solar plant

14 November 2018

Panama’s Galindo, Arias & López has helped US private equity manager Real Infrastructure Capital Partners buy a local subsidiary from French energy company Engie.

Millicom acquires Panama’s Cable Onda for US$1 billion

Millicom acquires Panama’s Cable Onda for US$1 billion

24 October 2018

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Galindo, Arias & López in Panama City have helped Luxembourg telecoms company Millicom acquire an 80% stake in Panama’s Cable Onda in a US$1 billion deal.

UK car retailer enters Central American market

UK car retailer enters Central American market

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.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Panama

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Panama

23 March 2018

The impact of the Panama Papers continues to be felt in the country’s legal community. The leak from law firm Mossack Fonseca in 2016 shone a light on the role the country’s professional services industry plays in helping the world’s rich and powerful reduce their tax bills. Since then, Panama has been on a mission to clear its name. A decision by the EU in 2017 to remove the jurisdiction from its blacklist of tax havens will have gone some way to vindicating these efforts.

Build it and they will come

21 December 2017

In its mission to spread pro bono throughout Latin America, the Vance Center has focused on supporting the development of local clearing houses. Here, we explore how these organisations are taking pro bono to the next level

Eight firms advise on US pawn loan provider acquisition

24 October 2017

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Tampa, the San Salvador, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa and Panama City offices of Arias Law, Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya in Lima and Conyers Dill & Pearman in Tortola have advised leading US pawn loan provider EZCORP on its US$53 million multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Guatemalan pawn shop company GuatePrenda-MaxiEfectivo (GPMX).

Panama Canal Authority wins first ICC case

Panama Canal Authority wins first ICC case

03 August 2017

A tribunal seated in Miami has dismissed a US$192 million claim against the Panama Canal Authority, one of multiple International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) cases relating to a project for the canal's expansion.