Market: Nicaragua

Multiple firms in Promerica's first US debt tap

Panamanian bank group Promerica has hired Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Miami and Richmond and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City as lead counsel for its first ever US issuance, worth US$200 million.

05 December 2018

Owens-Illinois snaps up Central American glassmaker

Linklaters in New York and four offices of Aguilar Castillo Love have helped US glassmaker Owens-Illinois acquire a minority stake in counterpart Empresas Comegua.

29 November 2018

Legal manager at Nicaraguan bank Ficohsa becomes of counsel at Dentons

The legal manager of Nicaraguan bank Ficohsa has become of counsel at Dentons’ new Managua office. Bernard Pallais tells LACCA what it’s like balancing life between the private practice and in-house spheres.

23 November 2018

Dentons opens in Nicaragua with Arias hire

Dentons Muñoz has hired a litigation partner from Arias (Nicaragua) to lead its new office in Managua as it continues its expansion in Central America.

20 November 2018

Movers and shakers – 9 November

This week’s movers and shakers looks at new hires and promotions across Latin America in the consulting, mobile services and food sector.

09 November 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

Are legal teams as diverse as they think?

Featured in Diversity Survey 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

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