Market: Costa Rica

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

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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

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Carolina Flores

In the latest interview for our International Women's Day series this week, Carolina Flores, co-managing partner at Arias (Costa Rica), speaks to Latin Lawyer about how the legal industry is still dominated by men and why a cultural shift is needed to level the playing field in Latin America.

10 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 2022

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

Bladex lends to Central American vehicle dealer

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Miami has helped CrediQ, the financial arm of Central American vehicle dealer GrupoQ, receive a US$102 million loan from Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex).

21 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

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Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) for its work on the Talamanca project, which has helped integrate members of local indigenous communities into Costa Rica’s formal economy.

16 February 2022

Arias in Costa Rica hires EY partner as head of environmental group

Elite firm Arias (Costa Rica) has hired a partner from Highly Recommended EY Law, making the recent addition head of its environmental and ESG group.

03 February 2022

Guatemalan cement maker buys Cemex assets in Central America

Guatemalan construction materials manufacturer Cementos Progreso has hired Milbank in New York and Washington, DC, Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Mexico City and BLP in San José and San Salvador to buy Mexican cement maker Cemex’s operations in Costa Rica and El Salvador.

24 January 2022

Consortium Legal opens new office in Costa Rica

Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has opened a new office in the north-western province of Guanacaste, on the country’s Pacific coast. The Elite firm now has two offices in the Central American country.

06 January 2022

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