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Awards


Law Firm of the Year

LatinFinance

Top Ranked Firm in Banking and Finance

Chambers Global

Client Service Award in Banking and Finance

Chambers Latin America

Client Service Award in Restructurings and Insolvency

Chambers Latin America

Top Ranked firm in International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Chambers Global

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Featured news


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April 07, 2020

Banking and Finance

Newsflash - Administrative order to terminate public trusts, public mandates and similar instruments

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States, ordered the publication in the Official Federal Gazette (“DOF”) of a decree directing the termination of public trusts (but only in respect of public trusts that do not have...

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April 03, 2020

Banking and Finance

Newsflash - COVID-19 CNBV | Recommendation regarding the payment of dividends, repurchase of shares and other benefits of stockholders of banking institutions

With the purpose of strengthening banking institutions in Mexico, on March 31, 2020, the National Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores) (“CNBV”), issued a recommendation so that such institutions abstain from paying dividends, repurchasing...

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April 03, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

Newsflash - COVID-19 Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

The Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) and the Mexican Internal Revenue Service (SAT) in a joint communication indicated that, in case of any delay in the regulatory compliance in AML obligations as a result of COVID-19, obligated parties can request before the SAT an authorization to implement a...

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April 03, 2020

Banking and Finance

Newsflash - CNBV issues special accounting treatment for banks

On March 25, 2020, in an effort to mitigate the economic effects of the COVID-19 health contingency and in response to requests made by financial institutions in Mexico, the National Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores) (“CNBV”), issued...

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April 02, 2020

Banking and Finance

Newsflash - COVID-19 – Declaration of Sanitary Emergency due to Force Majeure

On March 30, 2020, the National Health Council published a decree in the Official Federal Gazette (the “DOF”) pursuant to which it declared the epidemic generated by the COVID-19 disease as a state of sanitary emergency due to force majeure and authorized the Ministry of Health to...

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Featured events


March 31, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

ACI - 7th Summit on Anti-Corruption Mexico

Luis Dantón Martínez will participate as Co-Chair in the 7th Summit on Anti-Corruption in Mexico, where he will have a one-on-one conversation with Santiago Nieto Castillo, Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, about his...

March 17, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

IJ Global - Latin American Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum

Jorge Oria will participate as moderator in the Latin American Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum in the panel "What is the future of LNG in Mexico?", in which the following topics will be discussed:Assessing pipeline assets and capacityWill we see more investment in the...

March 16, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

IJ Global - Renewable Energy Finance Forum Latin America

Federico Santacruz will participate as moderator in the Renewable Energy Finance Forum Latin America in the panel "The Mexican Market in Focus", in which the following topics will be discussed: What is the new framework of working in Mexico within the backdrop of M&A activity and...

March 04, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Mexico WindPower 2020

Héctor Garzan participated as speaker in the event Mexico WindPower 2020 in the panel "Social Impact Assessment and Free Prior and Informed Consultation: challenges and solutions". According to the program, this session will provide the key mechanisms that will allow the orientation of...

February 20, 2020

Tax

CCPM - 14th Foreign forum on tax issues in international operations

Santiago Llano participated as speaker at the 14th Foreign forum on tax issues in international operations, in the panel "Complexity of payments to entities and hybrid mechanisms in the light of the 2020 Tax Reform".  The event was organized by the Mexican College of Public Accountants, and it...

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Featured publications


March 04, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

Unofficial Translation into Spanish of the U.S. Department of Justice’s April 2019 Guidance Document for the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs

Ritch Mueller has translated the DOJ’s April 2019 Guidance Document for the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs into Spanish. The original English version of this document was published here by the Fraud Section of the U. S. Department of Justice in April 2019. This unofficial...

March 02, 2020

Banking and Finance

Chambers Global Practice Guide FinTech 2020

Pablo Perezalonso, Eduardo Triulzi and José Berrueta co-authored the chapter "Mexico: Law and Practice" Chambers Global Practice Guide FinTech 2020, in which is explained the most important legal and practical aspects to be considered when doing business in Mexico in the Fintech sector,...

February 21, 2020

Banking and Finance

Open Banking in Mexico

José Berrueta explains in this article the regulation in Mexico of the new Open Banking concept, addressing the following topics:Regulated entitiesType of dataClient’s authorizationSecondary provisionsAuthorization from the Supervising Commission or the Mexican Central...

February 01, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

Anticorruption enforcement gathers momentum in Mexico

Luis Dantón Martínez explains in this article published in The Financier Worldwide why anticorruption enforcement is gaining momentum in Mexico. Read article...

December 18, 2019

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

New corruption prosecutor opens 680 investigations

Luis Dantón Martínez, analyzes in this article the work of the new Specialized Anticorruption Prosecutor of Mexico, who has announced that it has 680 new investigations open into crimes related to corruption. These new investigations will surely set new important precedents in 2020...

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