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H&M enters Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica

Swedish clothing retailer H&M has hired ROBALINO in Quito and two offices of Central American law firm BLP to set up stores in Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

14 November 2022

GCs meet in Miami to discuss ESG, risk management geopolitical risks and diversity

In-house lawyers at LACCA Live Miami exchanged ideas on how legal departments can most efficiently navigate the choppy waters of geopolitical risk and economic uncertainty, as well as highlighting trends in ESG and digitisation.

06 October 2022

BLP hires Sfera partner as special counsel in Costa Rica

Elite firm BLP (Costa Rica) has bolstered its business law and real estate practices by recruiting a partner from Highly Recommended local firm Sfera Legal.

19 August 2022

BLP hires former central bank head in Costa Rica

Elite firm BLP (Costa Rica) has hired the former president of the country’s Central Bank as senior counsel, adding strength to its banking and finance practice.

07 July 2022

Oaktree lends US$225 million to Costa Rican lab

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, Brazilian firm Mattos Filho and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped US investor Oaktree Capital Management lend US$225 million to Costa Rican medical technology company Establishment Labs.

20 May 2022

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 5 May, which was attended by over 250 guests.

06 May 2022

Banco Nacional de Costa Rica issues first social bonds

BLP (Costa Rica) has advised a group of investors led by IDB Invest in a US$75 million social bond issuance by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (BNCR) – the first transaction of its kind in the country.

05 April 2022

Grupo Aval sets up securitisation programme for Taca Airlines

Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Chicago and Boston to structure a future flow securitisation of credit card receivables of Taca Airlines, the Salvadorean division of Avianca.

04 April 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

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