Market: Dominican Republic

Unilever inks distribution agreement with Dominican retailer

Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo has helped UK conglomerate Unilever sign an agreement with retailer César Iglesias, through which the latter will become the main distributor of Unilever’s portfolio of personal care brands in the Dominican Republic.

16 March 2021

Latin Lawyer's Leading Lights for pro bono

Featured in Pro bono 2020

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

22 February 2021

Guatemala launches counterclaim in mining dispute

Guatemala has lodged a counterclaim in a US$350 million DR-CAFTA dispute with third-party funded mining investors, seeking damages for alleged misrepresentation and a failure to meet environmental commitments.

16 February 2021

Paraguay and Dominican Republic issue sovereign debt

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on two separate sovereign bond issuances made by the Dominican Republic and Paraguay, in which the countries raised US$3.3 billion.

15 February 2021

Familiar firms return for third Dominican sovereign debt tap of the year

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic with a bond issuance and tender offer worth US$2.5 billion, marking the country’s third sovereign debt offering in 2020.

18 December 2020

Winston & Strawn LatAm partner joins Biden administration

Winston & Strawn LLP's Latin America-focused arbitration partner Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón has been appointed as chief of staff to incoming US first lady Jill Biden.

20 November 2020

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

28 October 2020

Familiar firms return for Dominican sovereign debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices in São Paulo and New York have helped the Dominican Republic raise US$3.8 billion in a sovereign issuance – the first under the new President Luis Rodolfo Abinader.

01 October 2020

Pellerano & Herrera promotion tips gender balance in favour of women

Women now make up the majority of Dominican law firm Pellerano & Herrera’s partnership following the promotion of the firm’s tax head to partner.

27 August 2020

Microsoft and IDB join forces for digital covid-19 solution

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

Tech giant Microsoft and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have teamed up once again to provide a digital cloud solution to Latin American governments that will help companies and legal teams continue carrying out administrative tasks during the covid-19 pandemic despite lockdown measures.

27 July 2020

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