Market: Nicaragua

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

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

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

Regional firms also dominate the Nicaraguan chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250. Here, two firms compete for the top spot in terms of headcount: Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) and García & Bodán (Nicaragua). They both have almost double the number of lawyers of their nearest rivals.

23 March 2018

Latin Lawyer 250: available now!

LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

BLP increases female numbers at senior level

One in three partners at Central American firm BLP are now women after a promotion in Nicaragua and a hire in Costa Rica, bucking regional diversity norms.

20 February 2018

Artificial lawyers

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2017

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

29 January 2018

Oil investors bring ICSID claim against Nicaragua

Nicaragua is facing its first claim at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in more than a decade, lodged by a group of US investors over the alleged expropriation of a hydrocarbon concession.

09 January 2018

LACCA news in brief – 5 January

The year’s first edition of news in brief summarises some of 2017’s final court decisions surrounding Fifa’s corruption scandal and a class action lawsuit for Petrobras, as well as a new investment dispute for Nicaragua and a competition case in Brazil.  

05 January 2018

IC Power divests its entire LatAm energy business

Norton Rose Fulbright in New York has acted as lead counsel for global investment manager I Squared Capital in its US$1.2 billion acquisition of IC Power’s entire Latin American energy portfolio.

07 December 2017

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