Market: Nicaragua

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

Canadian company snaps up Nicaraguan gold mines

McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Toronto and BLP (Nicaragua) have helped Canada’s Calibre Mining acquire several gold mining assets in Nicaragua for a total of US$100 million.

06 November 2019

Nicaragua’s Banpro gets two loans worth US$90 million

Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) in Managua have advised investment bank Credit Suisse in two loans totalling US$90 million to Nicaragua’s largest bank, Banpro.

30 September 2019

Lexincorp hires former Promerica counsel as partner in Nicaragua

Lexincorp (Nicaragua) has strengthened its finance and disputes practices by hiring a partner from a local boutique with lengthy in-house experience from regional bank Promerica.

05 September 2019

Nicaraguan bank gets US$100 million landmark loan

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Arias (Nicaragua) have helped Nicaraguan bank Lafise Bancentro obtain a US$100 million loan.

14 August 2019

Dentons Muñoz strengthens Nicaragua office

Dentons Muñoz has bolstered its disputes practice in Managua by hiring an in-house lawyer as of counsel from Nicaragua’s largest bank, Banpro.

26 July 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

Exposing the gap

Featured in Diversity Survey 2019

For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.

23 May 2019

Why fewer women than men become partners

Featured in Diversity Survey 2019

Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.

23 May 2019

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