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Iberdrola barred from bringing second arbitration claim against Guatemala
Iberdrola barred from bringing second arbitration claim against Guatemala

Iberdrola barred from bringing second arbitration claim against Guatemala

09 September 2020

A United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) tribunal has declined to hear an investment treaty case brought by Spain’s Iberdrola against Guatemala over electricity tariffs on the basis that the company had raised identical claims in an unsuccessful International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration.

Guatemalan bank raises US$200 million for women-run SMEs
Guatemalan bank raises US$200 million for women-run SMEs

Guatemalan bank raises US$200 million for women-run SMEs

04 September 2020

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Mayora & Mayora SC in Guatemala City have helped Guatemala’s Banco Industrial raise US$200 million by issuing notes to support women-operated SMEs in Guatemala.

Guatemala’s new electricity bill threatens the power sector, say lawyers
Guatemala’s new electricity bill threatens the power sector, say lawyers

Guatemala’s new electricity bill threatens the power sector, say lawyers

17 June 2020

Local lawyers have questioned Guatemala’s divisive new electricity law, which impedes power distribution companies from suspending their services to customers unable to pay their bills because of the covid-19 pandemic, arguing it threatens the functionality of the country’s power sector.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

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.

Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala
Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala

Mayora & Mayora promotes in Guatemala

05 November 2019

Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has strengthened its banking and finance practice by promoting a senior associate to partner.

Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office
Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office

Mayora & Mayora opens second Honduran office

27 September 2019

Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has launched its second Honduras office by opening in San Pedro Sula, while Dentons completes its tie-up with Honduran outfit Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados.

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?
Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

Who are LACCA’s Approved lawyers of 2020?

28 August 2019

Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.  

Vance Center event tackles aftermath of Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy”
Vance Center event tackles aftermath of Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy”

Vance Center event tackles aftermath of Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy”

09 July 2019

The Vance Center has held its latest “Keep Families Together” workshop, attracting both US and Latin American pro bono lawyers who want to help migrant families separated at the Mexican-US border.

Canadian miner targets gold and silver mines in Guatemala and Peru
Canadian miner targets gold and silver mines in Guatemala and Peru

Canadian miner targets gold and silver mines in Guatemala and Peru

21 November 2018

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Vancouver and Toronto, Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian miner Pan American Silver buy national counterpart Tahoe Resources, including the troublesome Escobal silver mine in Guatemala for some US$1.1 billion.

Spanish company’s arbitration claim against Guatemala gets under way
Spanish company’s arbitration claim against Guatemala gets under way

Spanish company’s arbitration claim against Guatemala gets under way

19 June 2018

After failing to reverse a loss against Guatemala at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) over electricity tariffs, Spanish company Iberdrola has brought a new treaty claim against the Central American state before the Permanent Court of Arbitration, it has emerged.