Market: Dominican Republic

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is not seeing the same record level of economic growth as it has done in recent years, but it still reported a more than respectable 5% growth for 2017, a figure that looks to be sustainable for 2018.

22 March 2018

Project finance, disputes and restructuring Deal of the Year shortlists announced

Featured in 12th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the shortlisted transactions for the project finance, disputes and restructuring categories of its 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

12 March 2018

Latin Lawyer 250: available now!

LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

Headrick behind Western Union deal

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped Dominican financial services company Vimenca renew its 29-year agreement with US money transfer provider Western Union.

02 March 2018

Central Law joins Interact Law

Central American firm Central Law has joined international legal network Interact Law to connect with more international firms and clients.

20 February 2018

DR solar project gets loan

DR&R Abogados y Consultores Fiscales in Santo Domingo has helped energy company Montecristi Solar FV obtain a loan for the construction of a 57 megawatt solar power plant.

26 January 2018

Interim arbitration award upheld in abandoned Costa Rica case

A US family of property investors has failed to convince a US court to set aside an interim award declining jurisdiction over part of their claim under the Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) against Costa Rica, after the judge said it did not represent the tribunal’s final ruling in the now-abandoned case.

26 January 2018

Pellerano & Herrera adds corporate muscle

Dominican firm Pellerano & Herrera has promoted an associate to partner in its corporate practice, as the firm’s partnership anticipates an increase in deals across several sectors.

15 January 2018

Movers & shakers – 12 January

It’s a case of new year, new jobs, as LACCA’s first movers & shakers of 2018 sees promotions in the risk management, tobacco, electronics and banking sectors, and BNP Paribas shakes things up with a review of its global legal panel. 

12 January 2018

Mega brewery purchase by AmBev in DR

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and Medina Garrigó in Santo Domingo have helped Latin America’s largest brewery, AmBev, increase its majority stake in Dominican beer brewery Tenedora CND for US$927 million.

14 December 2017

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