Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have represented the initial purchasers and underwriters respectively for a landmark energy trust IPO sponsored by Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).
The US has accepted a Canadian proposal whereby investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) will be removed from the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the basis of negotiation going forward, with the only recourse in the event of disputes to be non-binding state-to-state arbitration.
In the aftermath of Mexico’s fatal 7.1 magnitude earthquake, the legal community responded quickly to help the shaken country back on its feet. Emilio Demetriou-Jones hears how, in an unprecedented move, the country’s three clearing houses used the media to reach those most in need
A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports
Sophisticated companies’ use of AI to improve efficiency has the potential to revolutionise their relationships with legal service providers. Law firms would be wise to keep up, argue Adam Smith, Esq’s Bruce MacEwen, Janet Stanton and Antonio Leal Holguín
Tax amnesty programmes only work if taxpayers trust governments to protect and avoid misusing their financial information, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s...
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