Market: Costa Rica

Consortium Legal promotes two in Costa Rica

Elite firm Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has elevated two lawyers to its partnership, boosting its intellectual property and administrative law practice areas.

06 February 2024

Former Costa Rican football chief seeks acquittal in FIFA case

A former Costa Rican football chief who admitted to playing a minor role in a far-reaching corruption scheme at FIFA asked a US judge to vacate his conviction and sentence in light of her acquittal of two other defendants in the scheme.

05 February 2024

Partner promotions on the up again after previous year’s dip

Latin Lawyer has recorded a slight increase in end-of-year partner promotions across Latin American law firms, while the number of female practitioners that have risen to the firms’ senior ranks is down compared to last year’s figures.

01 February 2024

Align ESG programmes with your business strategy

To create a successful ESG programme, in-house lawyers in Latin America must align the policies with their companies’ business strategies and goals and present a narrative about the programme to stakeholders.

30 January 2024

Dominican group takes control of Gerdau assets

Several firms have helped Santo Domingo-based asset management fund Inicia obtain US$325 million worth of financing to acquire the remaining interest in two companies it jointly owned with Brazilian steel manufacturer Gerdau, giving it control of the businesses.

24 January 2024

Regulatory and Corporate Approvals and Interim Covenants in Latin American Deals

Featured in The Guide to Mergers & Acquisitions - Fourth Edition

Whether a party is a seasoned investor or a company looking to establish a foothold in the Latin American market, staying abreast of the latest regulatory changes and best practices is paramount as the M&A landscape rapidly continues to evolve.

05 January 2024

Aguilar Castillo Love appoints first general counsel in Costa Rica

Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has appointed its regional manager to partner as well as the first-ever general counsel of the regional law firm.

20 December 2023

France's JCDecaux inks Central American merger

Four Dentons offices have helped the Panamanian subsidiary of French advertising giant JCDecaux merge its Central American outdoor publicity operations with Guatemalan media company Grupo Publigrafik.

14 December 2023

Central American travel agency gets loan to help tourism MSMEs

Dentons Muñoz (Costa Rica) has helped Central American-focused travel agency Namu Travel secure a US$5 million credit facility to help support micro, small and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) in the local tourism industry.

01 December 2023

Costa Rican firms brew coffee buy

Facio & Cañas has helped the coffee division of Latin American-focused investor BIA Foods acquire Costa Rican coffee producer Café Rey.

21 November 2023

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