Market: El Salvador

HSBC threatens El Salvador over court delay

An affiliate of British bank HSBC has threatened El Salvador with an ICSID claim over its Supreme Court’s delay in considering an appeal against a US$50 million judgment.

27 January 2021

Aguilar Castillo Love hires from Arias, which promotes three to partner

Aguilar Castillo Love (El Salvador) has doubled its partnership by hiring a senior associate from Arias (El Salvador), which has made three new partners across its San Salvador and San José offices through promotions.

19 January 2021

IDB provides more funds to landmark power project in El Salvador

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York, Ramón y Cajal Abogados in Madrid and Arias (El Salvador) have helped two subsidiaries of Norway’s BW Group and US investor Invenergy obtain a US$130 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to fund the purchase and modification of a liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier.

25 November 2020

Arias steers US$330 million IFC loan for green projects in El Salvador

Arias (El Salvador) and Garrigues offices in New York and Mexico have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) grant a US$330 million loan to local finance group Banco Agrícola, which will use the money to fund green projects and support women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in El Salvador.

11 September 2020

IDB Invest loan supports women-led SMEs in El Salvador

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC, and BLP (El Salvador) has helped IDB Invest lend US$60 million to Banco de América Central, which will use the money to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in El Salvador that are led or owned by women.

10 September 2020

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

03 September 2020

El Salvador 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.

02 September 2020

América Móvil-Telefónica deal cleared in El Salvador

El Salvador’s competition enforcer has imposed fix-it-first and post-merger remedies on América Móvil’s purchase of Movistar from Telefónica, paving the way for a new market leader in the country’s telecoms market.

27 August 2020

ECIJA adds partner with Romero Pineda hire in El Salvador

Spanish law firm ECIJA has bolstered its IP offering in El Salvador by hiring a lawyer from local Latin Lawyer 250 firm Romero Pineda & Asociados as partner.

26 August 2020

Multiple firms in cross-border Central American bottling issuance

A slew of firms has helped The Central America Bottling Corporation (CBC) make a US$200 million debt tap.

25 August 2020

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