Haynes and Boone SC has helped US energy company Chevron open its first petrol station in Mexico.
Mitrani Caballero Ojam & Ruiz Moreno's Buenos Aires office and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped Luxembourg steel company Ternium obtain a US$1.5 billion loan to fund its acquisition of Brazilian steel producer CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico.
When the Mexican government passed a package of far-reaching legislative reforms, a second wave of international firms entered the market. Their arrival could have marked the nail in the coffin for the poorly institutionalised local market, but it didn't. Internationals may have carved a niche in Mexico, but local firms remain at the top, rising above expectations to implement a level of specialisation and institutionalisation that has transformed the market. Lulu Rumsey reports
These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250