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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.
Latin Lawyer continues with its run-through of the region’s leading law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 19th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today’s focus is El Salvador.
BLP has made its first partner hire in El Salvador since entering the country in 2014, recruiting an independent disputes practitioner.
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.
Six Arias & Muñoz offices are helping French marketing company Havas acquire San José-based Central American counterpart Tribu as part of an international merger drive that aims to consolidate the company’s recent growth and leverage the unusually large number of media contracts up for review in Latin America and the US.
El Salvador’s Congress has approved two taxes targeting the telecoms sector and high-earning individuals and companies, the profits of which will be used to finance security improvements in the crime-ridden country, but lawyers fear the move could deter much-needed foreign investment and stifle the telecoms industry.
BLP (El Salvador) and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Washington, DC and New York have helped El Salvador’s Banco Agrícola issue five-year bonds worth US$300 million.
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.