Greenberg Traurig is one of the leading global law firms with active presence in the highly competitive Mexican legal market, with a strong team of over 60 attorneys since 2011. The firm benefits from the leading multi-practice global standing of approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The Mexico City office is an integral part of Greenberg Traurig’s award-winning Latin American and Iberian practice. The attorneys in Mexico City work closely with colleagues from across the practice to advise both international and domestic clients with their business interests in Mexico and across the Latin American region, the United States and other international markets.
The team is composed of a group of multilingual, dual-licensed attorneys, many of whom have held positions within the Mexican government and its regulatory agencies as well as served as key contributors to national projects in Mexico. Several of the attorneys have also played a role in shaping current Mexican jurisprudence in key judicial procedures, helping to establish legal precedents in important sectors of the Mexican economy.
Main areas of practice
Anti-corruption and compliance: Advising clients before Mexican and foreign enforcement agencies, as well as the World Bank and regional development banks in enforcement actions. Conduct corruption-related M&A due diligence, internal investigations (frequently multi-jurisdictional), risk assessments, compliance assessments and programme implementation efforts (such as training) in Mexico.
Banking and finance: providing advice to domestic and international lenders and borrowers in the structuring and negotiation of financing transactions, including bilateral and syndicated loans, debt offerings, mezzanine investments, derivatives and structured financings, project financings and restructurings.
Capital markets: offering legal advice to issuers, underwriters, investment banks and other market participants in connection with public and private debt and equity offerings, both in Mexico and other international markets, including participation in securitisations and offerings of a variety of asset-backed securities, as well as in offerings of listed investment funds or development capital certificates (CKDs).
Competition and antitrust: advising clients on antitrust matters, including economic competition cases, acquisitions and merger clearances, pre-merger filings, investigations, defence strategies, private ruling filings or interpretive letters and declarations. Mergers and acquisitions: advising companies, equity funds and organisations with respect to mergers, acquisitions, asset sales, co-investments and joint ventures. Transactions involve publicly traded and privately held companies, regulated and non-regulated entities of several industries, as well as different types of assets.
Energy and infrastructure: providing full-cycle counsel in respect to transportation, energy, multi-modal and water/wastewater projects, and communications infrastructure and resort/casino transactions, from turnkey project structuring and development/construction to financing, implementation, and operation and maintenance, with a strong support on environmental issues and regulations.
Litigation: helping clients navigate international or domestic conflicts, whether by conducting high-stakes commercial, civil, tax or administrative litigation or transnational arbitration, enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards, or designing creative procedures and contract provisions to avoid disputes or resolve them efficiently. Our litigators have vast experience with all of the major international arbitration bodies, including the ICC, LCIA, ICDR, ICSID, UNCITRAL, CPR, NAFTA and CAFTA, as well as ad hoc proceedings.
Real estate: advising domestic and international developers, lenders, investors, opportunity funds, real estate investment trusts and private owners in the purchase, sale and financing transactions of real estate property, including housing, industrial, commercial, office and land bank projects, with a strong support on environmental issues and regulations.
White-collar defence and special investigations: Advising clients before Mexican and foreign enforcement agencies, as well as the World Bank and regional development banks in enforcemen actions. Conduct corruption-related M&A due diligence, internal investigations (frequently multi-jurisdictional), risk assessments, compliance assessments and programme implementation efforts (such as training) in Mexico.Paseo de la Reforma No. 265 PH1
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