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Mexico’s ex-President Peña Nieto investigated for corruption
Mexico’s ex-President Peña Nieto investigated for corruption

Mexico’s ex-President Peña Nieto investigated for corruption

17 August 2020

In the wake of Mexico’s attorney general opening a corruption investigation against former President Enrique Peña Nieto, local lawyers say Mexico’s anti-corruption system is robust enough to handle such a high-profile case, and suggest the country may now be ready for large international corruption investigations.

Fovissste returns to Chávez Vargas for first mortgage-backed issuance
Fovissste returns to Chávez Vargas for first mortgage-backed issuance

Fovissste returns to Chávez Vargas for first mortgage-backed issuance

14 August 2020

Mexico’s Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has helped mortgage provider Fovissste make the first local mortgage-backed issuance of 2020 for 6 billion Mexican pesos (US$266 million).

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Mexico

26 May 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on debt capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we present our findings for Mexico.

Chávez Vargas closes Mexican real estate loan
Chávez Vargas closes Mexican real estate loan

Chávez Vargas closes Mexican real estate loan

07 November 2019

Mexican firm Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has advised both the borrower and creditor on a US$70 million loan (1.35 billion pesos) to finance a real estate project in Cancún, called El Templo Resort.

Fovissste retains Chávez Vargas for first 2019 mortgage-backed issuance
Fovissste retains Chávez Vargas for first 2019 mortgage-backed issuance

Fovissste retains Chávez Vargas for first 2019 mortgage-backed issuance

20 September 2019

Chávez Vargas Minutti SC has helped Mexican state-owned mortgage provider Fovissste raise 10 billion pesos (US$503 million) in a mortgage-backed debt tap.

Catching El Peje: what lawyers expect from AMLO's presidency
Catching El Peje: what lawyers expect from AMLO's presidency

Catching El Peje: what lawyers expect from AMLO's presidency

24 May 2019

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is popularly known as El Peje because of his Tabasqueño accent. The nickname comes from pejelagarto (literally, fishlizard), an alligator-like fish from his native Tabasco. Much like his freshwater namesake, it’s hard to pin down what he is, so Latin Lawyer asked some of Mexico’s top lawyers for help.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018
Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.

Chávez Vargas boosts compliance arm with counsel hire
Chávez Vargas boosts compliance arm with counsel hire

Chávez Vargas boosts compliance arm with counsel hire

26 February 2019

Mexico’s Chávez Vargas Minutti Abogados, SC has hired a former deputy fiscal attorney from the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit to lead its compliance subsidiary.

Chávez Vargas and Holland & Knight behind US$1.8 billion Coahuila state loan
Chávez Vargas and Holland & Knight behind US$1.8 billion Coahuila state loan

Chávez Vargas and Holland & Knight behind US$1.8 billion Coahuila state loan

11 December 2018

Chávez Vargas Minutti Abogados, SC has helped the Mexican state of Coahuila obtain a loan worth 36 billion pesos (US$1.8 billion).

“Investigations are coming” warns partner at Mexico’s Chávez Vargas
“Investigations are coming” warns partner at Mexico’s Chávez Vargas

“Investigations are coming” warns partner at Mexico’s Chávez Vargas

03 December 2018

A name partner at Chávez Vargas Minutti Abogados, SC predicts Mexico’s new government will take an “iron fist” approach to corruption as the firm’s new compliance subsidiary puts the finishing touches on state-owned bank Banobras’ integrity programme.