Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.
Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.
Sauma Abogados in San José and Hunton & Williams in Miami have helped Costa Rican real estate investment group Fondo de Inversión Inmobiliario Multifondos obtain acquisition financing from Scotiabank.
Consortium Legal has hired a 32 year-old in-house lawyer from Hewlett-Packard's Central America and Caribbean division to improve regional coordination, settling on one of the youngest candidates to apply for the senior position.
Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has recruited multiple lawyers from prominent local firm Batalla Salto Luna, adding substantially to its headcount and establishing a large in-house tax team to directly challenge the Big Four accounting firms.
Jones Day and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped Autopistas del Sol become the first Costa Rican infrastructure operator to issue project bonds, in a US$351 million dual offering that breaks new ground for project finance in the Central American country.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, Vector Legal in Costa Rica, Guatemalan firm Bufete López Cordero, García & Bodán (Honduras), Lexincorp in San Salvador and Peruvian firm García Sayán Abogados have helped retailer Grupo Monge obtain a syndicated multijurisdictional loan worth US$120 million.
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.
Central American firms have doubled down on Costa Rica, with the country accounting for two-thirds of the promotions reported by regional outfits in the past four months.
Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, DC and Chicago, Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) and Walkers in the Cayman Islands have helped Banco Davivienda make a debt issuance of up to US$250 million secured by a portfolio of dollar-denominated Diversified Payment Rights (DPRs).