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Latin Lawyer

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Chambers Latin America

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Featured news


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June 01, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - CRE issues a press release regarding the approval of tariffs for electric energy transmission service to be applicable to Legacy Interconnection Contracts

On May 28, 2020, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) published on its website a press release CRE/03/2020 announcing the approval of new tariffs for the electric energy transmission service to be applicable to holders of legacy interconnection contracts (the “Press...

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May 25, 2020

Competition and Antitrust

Newsflash - Specialized Competition Court rules that COFECE is the competent authority to review the Uber/Cornershop transaction

The First Collegiate Circuit Court Specialized in Competition, Broadcasting and Telecommunications Matters (the “Specialized Court”) ruled on May 21 that the Federal Commission of Economic Competition (“COFECE”) is the competent authority to review the proposed acquisition...

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May 20, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - SENER issues a policy on reliability, safety, continuity and quality of the National Electrical System

On May 15, 2020 the Ministry of Energy (“SENER”) published the “Official Communication that issues the Policy on Reliability, Safety, Continuity and Quality of the National Electrical System” (the “Official Communication”)(1), which entered into force on May...

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May 18, 2020

Tax

Newsflash - June 1, 2020 – VAT rules on digital services come into force

On June 1, 2020 new value-added tax (“VAT”) regulations for digital services provided by non-Mexican residents will come into effect.  New Chapter III BIS of the VAT Law establishes a new tax regime applicable to the following digital services when rendered by non-Mexican t...

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May 18, 2020

Capital Markets

IFLR Americas Awards 2020 recognizes Ritch Mueller in Capital Markets

On May 14, IFLR announced the winners of the IFLR Americas Awards 2020, recognizing Ritch Mueller as the "National Firm of the Year in Capital Markets in Mexico".  In its announcement, IFLR highlighted the work of the firm in different transactions such as the €400 million offering by...

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Featured events


May 20, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

ICC Mexico - Compliance in times of crisis

Our partner Luis Dantón Martínez will have a conversation with Richard Bistrong and Beatriz Podcameni about compliance in times of crisis, in a virtual session with the members of the Anti-Corruption and Compliance Managers Committees of the ICC Mexico. Read more about this event...

May 06, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

ICC Mexico - Conversation with Dr. Maria de la Luz Mijangos Borja

Our partner Luis Dantón Martínez will have a conversation with Dr. María de la Luz Mijangos Borja, The Specialized Prosecutor in Combbatting Corruption, in a virtual session with the members of the Anti-Corruption Commission of the ICC Mexico....

April 16, 2020

Environmental and Social Impact

Webinar - Overview of the Energy Sector in light of the Covid-19

Our partner Héctor Garza and associate Marco Portillo, participated as speakers in the webinar "Overview of the Energy Sector in light of the present contingency" hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (CanCham)....

March 04, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Mexico WindPower 2020

Héctor Garza 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


June 02, 2020

Capital Markets

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico

On May 26th, Latin Lawyer published the "Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico", in which you will find a list of the most important legal advisors and closed transactions in the mexican market during that period.  Ritch Mueller headed the table:"Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC...

May 01, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Preparing for Investments in Mexico’s Upcoming Energy Infrastructure Plan

Our partner Gabriel del Valle and associate Marco Portillo collaborated with King & Spalding in the development of this article which examines force majeure and similar concepts under Mexican law and the key issues investors should consider when structuring an investment in the energy...

April 24, 2020

Real Estate

Latin America's tourism sector grounded amid pandemic

Our partners Rodrigo Conesa and Javier Dominguez contributed to LACCA's (The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association) report which discusses the current situation of the tourism and hospitality sectors in Latin America in light of the Covid-19, and the law firms' recommendations to...

April 20, 2020

Restructurings and Insolvency

Help clients avoid insolvency, and worse, in the covid-19 crisis

Our partner Thomas S. Heather contributed to Latin Lawyer’s article on how to help clients avoid insolvency during the Covid-19 crisis, in which he stated that “Banks, lessors, corporate debtors and suppliers must work together in implementing consensual rollovers, typically considering...

April 17, 2020

Compliance, Anti-corruption and Investigations

Practice Alert: Mexico’s anti-corruption and compliance developments despite Covid-19

Our partner Luis Dantón Martínez and associate Marta Loubet write in The FCPA Blog about the developments in anti-corruption and compliance that are happening in Mexico despite COVID-19 and that must not go unnoticed by companies. Read article...

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