Market: Dominican Republic

Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.

22 July 2020

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Below we present all M&A deals that were closed, signed or announced in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic between March and December 2019.

19 June 2020

Pellerano Nadal and Headrick Rizik advise on DR cigar factory deal

Pellerano Nadal Law & Consulting in Santo Domingo has helped investment consortium Allied Cigar Corporation buy British tobacco company Imperial Brands’ assets in the Dominican Republic as part of a global transaction worth US$1.1 billion.

05 June 2020

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

Featured in Deal reports 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

26 May 2020

Dominican Republic covid-19 information hub

As governments respond to the pandemic by enacting emergency legislation that will affect all areas of society and doing business, we are providing a central information hub that contains the enacted legislation and other relevant official communication issued in relation to the crisis.

14 May 2020

Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation

A Dominican state entity has agreed to pay just under US$400 million to settle a dispute with an Odebrecht-led consortium that had sought almost US$1 billion in damages, following International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) mediation proceedings in New York.

20 March 2020

Dominican firms in French telecoms US$3.1 billion debt tap

Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo has helped the underwriters in the Dominican leg of an international debt tap worth 2.8 billion euros (US$3.1 billion) by French telecoms company Altice.

12 March 2020

Dominican Republic makes US$2.5 billion debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic issue sovereign bonds for US$2.5 billion.

17 February 2020

Total enters Dominican LNG market

Dominican law firm Jiménez Cruz Peña has helped French energy company Total buy a majority stake in a local liquified natural gas (LNG) distributor from natural gas group Plater Dominicana.

10 February 2020

Leading Lights 2019

Featured in Pro bono 2019

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.

05 February 2020

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