Market: El Salvador

Are legal teams as diverse as they think?

Featured in Diversity 2018

LACCA’s first diversity survey has revealed that just over half of in-house counsel feel their legal teams are “extremely diverse” or “very diverse.” But the fact that a third of respondents say they have felt prejudice at work suggests there’s still room for improvement in making diversity a widespread reality.

03 August 2018

Ethics and compliance: Leadership’s toughest challenge?

Jed Hepworth has spent nearly 40 years working on international matters at Cargill, Inc, the biggest privately held corporation in the US, and 20 of those as Latin American general counsel. With a team of 70 professionals around the region, he reflects on the crucial role of leadership in promoting business ethics and compliance.   

27 July 2018

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America.

17 July 2018

Spanish security company expands to Central America

Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.

13 July 2018

El Salvador welcomes new competition authority head

Nelson Guzmán Mendoza has been appointed as El Salvador’s superintendent for competition, replacing Francisco Díaz Rodríguez who headed the country’s antitrust agency for seven years.

13 July 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

24 May 2018

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

Costa Rica-based Sfera Legal has absorbed Ayala & Betancourt in San Salvador and hired a former Consortium Legal associate in Managua to open offices in both countries today.

15 May 2018

UK car retailer enters Central American market

Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.

19 April 2018

El Salvador competition watchdog probes LPG companies

El Salvador’s competition authority has launched an investigation into four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) companies for possible price-fixing.

19 April 2018

Tigo El Salvador divests telecoms towers

Jones Day in Miami and Chicago have helped telecoms company Millicom’s subsidiary Tigo El Salvador sell some 800 wireless communications towers to US counterpart SBA Communications for US$145 million.

22 March 2018

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