Market: El Salvador

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

The migration train

Featured in Pro bono 2019

Perhaps no other image best captures the desperation of Latin America’s poorest and most vulnerable migrants than that of La bestia, a freight train route commonly used by Central American migrants to reach the US. On their journeys to new lives, people on the move in Latin America face legal uncertainty, vulnerability and alienation. This has necessitated an unprecedented need for pro bono counsel from lawyers, finds Latin Lawyer.

03 February 2020

Central Law forms collaboration agreement with Andersen

US professional services firm Andersen Global has signed a collaboration agreement with Central Law, giving it six bases in Central America and Panama.

22 November 2019

Multiple firms in Central American bank securitisation

Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.

22 November 2019

El Salvador raises US$1.1 billion in first offering under new president

Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC and New York and Consortium Legal (El Salvador) have helped El Salvador issue sovereign bonds worth US$1.1 billion, receiving the country’s lowest interest rate ever for a long-term issuance.

14 August 2019

Coca-Cola buys beverage trademarks in El Salvador and Honduras

DLA Piper LLP in the US and LatamLex in San Salvador and Tegucigalpa have helped The Coca-Cola Company buy two drinks trademarks from Salvadorian beverage company La Constancia and another from Cervecería Hondureña.

30 July 2019

Mexico’s Banco Azteca sells Salvadorian branch

Salvadorian law firm Benjamín Valdez & Asociados has helped Mexico’s Banco Azteca sell its Salvadorian branch to a local investment group and other individual investors for US$25 million.

02 July 2019

García & Bodán behind El Salvador-Honduras border crossing project

García & Bodán (El Salvador) has helped Spanish infrastructure developer Eurofinsa win a public bid to upgrade El Salvador’s eastern border crossing to Honduras, called El Amatillo.

27 June 2019

Weathering a natural disaster storm

In-house counsel from across the region share their views on how legal teams can successfully prepare their companies to deal with natural disasters, from deciding what insurance to choose to steering a successful claim if disaster does strike.   

24 June 2019

Lexincorp partners with franchise consultancy in Central America

Central American law firm Lexincorp has entered a partnership with business consultancy company Grupo Nexo Franquicia to provide franchise-related services and win new clients.

31 May 2019

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