Market: El Salvador

IDeas recruits from Sáenz & Asociados to open in El Salvador

Costa Rican IP firm IDeas Trademark & Patents has hired a lawyer from Sáenz & Asociados as partner to open an office in the Salvadorian capital.

19 February 2019

News in brief – 11 February

This week’s round-up of the region’s news follows updates from Brazil’s disastrous dam collapse last month, yet another investigation into alleged bribery at Brazilian oil giant Petrobras, and proposals to create a CICIG-style anti-corruption body by El Salvador’s newly elected president.

11 February 2019

Colombian pharma group gets unsecured loan

Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Arias (El Salvador) have helped a consortium of banks provide a US$100 million loan to pharmaceuticals maker Procaps for refinancing purposes.

03 January 2019

Changes to Latin Lawyer news submissions

From the start of January 2019, we are changing the way we collect deal submissions. The new process is designed to speed up our reporting on transactions, allow for a broader coverage of deals via monthly round ups and provide readers with a better analysis of who is doing what in the market. In turn, this will deepen and improve our research for the Latin Lawyer 250 and LACCA’s annual list of Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies.

17 December 2018

Creel García-Cuéllar and Sullivan & Cromwell behind most debt deals in Spanish-speaking LatAm

Featured in Deal reports 2018

Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP advised on the most debt transactions in October in Spanish-speaking Latin America, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

14 December 2018

LatinAlliance steers Banco G&T’s second-ever debt tap in El Salvador

LatinAlliance has helped Banco G&T Continental make a US$25 million debt offering on the Salvadorean stock exchange.

15 November 2018

Fugitive businessman threatens claims against El Salvador

Lawyers for fugitive Salvadorean businessman Jose Enrique Rais López have warned that they may invoke a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between Switzerland and El Salvador to protect their client from what they allege is political persecution – with another possible resort being a claim under the Dominican Republic–Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).

19 September 2018

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.

04 September 2018

Keeping tabs on outside counsel

Featured in Diversity Survey 2018

Companies across industries are making a lot of noise about the importance of promoting diversity within their businesses, but when it comes to keeping tabs on their outside counsel, little is being done, according to LACCA’s research.

31 August 2018

Asset freeze enables El Salvador to collect cartel fine

El Salvador’s competition authority has collected a market-sharing fine from a flour manufacturer, because the country’s attorney general seized the company’s bank accounts until it paid the enforcer.

23 August 2018

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