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Mexico's Galicia hires tax partner

Mexico's Galicia hires tax partner

17 September 2018

Galicia Abogados has bolstered its tax practice by hiring a lawyer from SMPS Legal as partner.

Mexican companies to enforce arbitration award against Abengoa

13 September 2018

Two Mexican companies have sought to enforce an International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) award against a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Abengoa in New York, after defeating claims relating to a wind farm project in north-eastern Mexico and being granted part of a counterclaim.

EU-Mexico trade pact could secure energy reform

EU-Mexico trade pact could secure energy reform

11 September 2018

Critics of president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador are concerned about a slow-down or even a rollback of Mexico’s 2013 energy reform, but the conditions of the EU-Mexico free trade agreement could cement the opening of Mexico’s energy sector.

Mijares Angoitia steers loan to Mexican shopping centre investor

11 September 2018

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped Banco Sabadell provide a credit line to local real estate investor Grupo Gicsa.

Mexico’s Becerril Coca absorbs disputes boutique

Mexico’s Becerril Coca absorbs disputes boutique

07 September 2018

Mexican IP boutique Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC has absorbed disputes boutique Herrera Hazas y Asociados, broadening its service offer to work on civil litigation cases stemming from IP disputes.   

Sánchez Devanny appoints new Mexico City managing partner

Sánchez Devanny appoints new Mexico City managing partner

06 September 2018

Sánchez Devanny has appointed corporate partner José Antonio Postigo as new managing partner of its Mexico City office.

Unilever, Tata, Club Med and Uber to speak at Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment

Unilever, Tata, Club Med and Uber to speak at Latin Lawyer Live Labour & Employment

06 September 2018

There’s still time to take advantage of a discounted rate on tickets to Latin Lawyer Live 5th Annual Labour & Employment, which takes place on Tuesday 25 September at W Hotel South Beach in Miami.

Mexico’s Bello Gallardo opens in Querétaro

05 September 2018

Bello Gallardo Bonequi y García SC has opened its second office in Mexico, in Querétaro, following economic growth in the area.

Mexico’s due process progress results in money-laundering acquittal

Mexico’s due process progress results in money-laundering acquittal

04 September 2018

Lawyers say a Mexican court decision, which dismissed money-laundering charges against an ex-union boss, marks a shift towards a more rigorous investigative prosecution culture in the country.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 3rd Annual Tax event now online

04 September 2018

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 3rd Annual Tax conference has been announced.