Market: Dominican Republic

International firms on the rise in LatAm equity markets round up

Featured in Deal reports 2019

The number of international law firms involved in Latin America equity capital markets transactions increased significantly in January and February compared to the two previous months, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.

16 May 2019

Kennedys forms associations in DR, Guatemala and Panama

International law firm Kennedys has expanded its footprint in Latin America by entering three associations with local firms in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama.

10 April 2019

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Featured in Deal reports 2018

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

08 April 2019

Russin Vecchi steers solar investment in DR

Local law firm Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti has helped Spanish power plant developer BAS Corporation invest in a US$78 million solar project in the Dominican Republic.

22 March 2019

LatAm counsel star in Fosun’s Hong Kong IPO

Six offices from Paul Hastings LLP; González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City and Guzmán Ariza Abogados y Consultores in Santo Domingo have helped Chinese tourism group Fosun during its US$428 million initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

15 March 2019

Two DR firms in US$1.2 billion Caribbean petrol station deal

Pellerano & Herrera in Santo Domingo has helped Canadian fuel company Parkland Fuel acquire the Caribbean’s largest independent fuel company, SOL, for US$1.2 billion.

15 March 2019

Ulises Cabrera hires from Russin Vecchi

Ulises Cabrera Abogados in the Dominican Republic has hired a senior associate from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Russin, Vecchi & Heredia Bonetti as partner to lead its corporate practice.

08 March 2019

Pellerano & Herrera increases partner count by 60%

The Dominican Republic’s Pellerano & Herrera has promoted three associates to partner, strengthening key practice areas and establishing a rare partnership where more than half the top rank are women.

12 February 2019

The scene is set

Featured in Pro bono 2018

From the determined strength of pro bono coordinators to the collaborative efforts of law firms (played out increasingly across borders), the results of our annual pro bono survey demonstrate how pro bono is weaved into the fabric of Latin America’s legal market. The work being done around the region showcases the outstanding achievements of lawyers and clearing houses working together. Now, the challenge is to engage even more lawyers in the fight to bring access to justice to all.

25 January 2019

The missing piece of the puzzle

Featured in Pro bono 2018

Partner participation in pro bono is still low, despite clearing houses’ best efforts to get the senior level of law firms involved. While firms can still make a big contribution to pro bono without partner involvement, the fact remains the partnership holds the power to effect institutional change necessary to increase the volume of work done.

25 January 2019

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