Market: Nicaragua

DAC Beachcroft expands LatAm footprint

International firm DAC Beachcroft has announced an association agreement with López Saavedra & Villarroel Abogados, becoming one of first major international outfits to forge formal ties with an Argentine firm since the election of President Mauricio Macri in 2015.

06 December 2017

United we stand, divided we fall

The Big Four, the commoditisation of legal services and encroaching global firms are threats keeping managing partners from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro up at night. At a roundtable in San José, partners told Tom Muskett-Ford why firms in Central America, the most integrated market in Latin America, can face off some of those threats with a new wave of consolidation, which could see them expand beyond Central America’s borders to stay ahead of the competition.

22 November 2017

LatinAlliance helps hotel chain enter Nicaragua

13 November 2017

Latin Lawyer tax summit gets CLE accreditation

Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has got CLE accreditation from The Florida Bar ahead of the big event, which will be held on Thursday in Miami.

06 November 2017

UK cocoa producer makes massive land acquisition in Nicaragua

BLP (Nicaragua) has helped UK cocoa producer Bean & Co buy 3,000 hectares of land from local agroindustry company Magdalena for US$75 million.

30 October 2017

Corruption is on the rise in Latin America, according to survey

Most Latin Americans believe governments are failing to meet demands to tackle corruption, according to a new Transparency International poll, but GCs say the private sector and civil society are playing important roles in driving change. 

27 October 2017

Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY tie-up

EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

18 October 2017

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

16 October 2017

Arias and Dentons Muñoz reunite for agribusiness sale

Arias offices in San José, San Salvador, Tegucigalpa, Managua, Guatemala City and Panama City and Jimenez Cruz Peña in Santo Domingo have helped US chemical company American Vanguard Corporation (AMVAC) acquire agricultural solutions provider Grupo Agricenter.

26 September 2017

BLP's Managua branch makes first senior hire

BLP (Nicaragua) has hired the legal director of local construction company Grupo Calsa as counsel for its energy and infrastructure practice.

06 September 2017

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