With over 80 years of history, Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez, SC, is a leading full-service corporate law firm with an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Antitrust and competition: Advice on all matters involving competition laws, merger control, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, pricing and distribution policies and proceedings before the competition authorities
Arbitration and dispute resolution: Advice, including advocacy, on domestic and international mediation, conciliation and negotiation; commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and investor-state disputes.
Banking and finance: Representation of international and domestic lenders, borrowers and financing entities in single bank and syndicated loans, acquisition, secured and unsecured financings, structured and asset base financings and derivatives.
Bankruptcy and restructurings: All non-litigation aspects of corporate recovery, insolvency, restructurings and workouts.
Capital markets: Advice on issuers, underwriters and other participants in the capital markets in domestic and cross-border initial public offerings, debt offerings, high-yield, offerings of structured securities, derivatives, securitisations and offerings of secured and asset-backed securities.
Corporate and commercial: Expert legal advice on corporate and commercial law matters to Mexican and international clients.
Employment and labour: Advice on large multinational groups on employment and labour matters, including hiring and terminating employees, collective bargaining agreements, incentive compensation schemes, bonus plans and benefits, and employment law implications of commercial transactions.
Energy and natural resources: Transactional and regulatory advice in the oil and gas, petrochemical, traditional and alternative power (including solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, waste-to-energy) mining, water and waste management sectors.
Environmental: Issues in transactions and real estate developments, compliance with environmental laws, remediation, permits, concessions, handling of hazardous waste, clean energy, water usage, climate change, zoning, natural protected areas, administrative proceedings and litigation.
Insurance and reinsurance: Incorporation, licensing and operation of insurance business, authorisations for insuring Mexican cross-border risk, structuring of new insurance products, M&A of insurance companies, regulatory compliance advice and administrative disciplinary proceedings.
Intellectual property: Registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights, technology transfer, licensing and franchising agreements, trademark, copyright, patent infringement and trade secret litigation and intellectual property implications of transactions.
Investigations and compliance: Risk prevention, risk management and protection, advice on design and implementation of compliance policies, compliance due diligence and investigations in the context of M&A transactions, handling all local legal needs of clients on legal and compliance investigations, advising governance bodies on compliance related matters.
M&A: Representation of foreign and domestic clients buying, selling, combining or restructuring companies, businesses and assets including negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, joint ventures, strategic alliances, privatisations and corporate restructurings.
Private equity: Representation of clients on all aspects of their activities and operations starting from fund formation to structuring and making investments, through successfully exiting through the capital markets or strategic sale.
Pro bono: The firm is committed to being an active participant and supporter of the community maintaining a continued interaction with leading organisations promoting pro bono work in the region.
Project development and finance: Advice and strategies to implement and finance projects in the oil and gas, power, petrochemical, telecommunication, transport (including airports, railroads and toll roads) and water and waste management sectors in Mexico.
Real estate: Representation of multinational and domestic developers, hospitality companies and investors in the commercial (including retail), residential, hospitality and industrial sectors advising.
Social security: Advice on due diligence and other transactional matters arising in the context of corporate transactions and acquisitions and advising on compliance and litigation involving social security contributions, liabilities and benefits.
Tax: Design and implementation of tax structures for domestic and cross-border transactions, including M&A, private equity, capital markets and lending. Tax controversy, tax litigation and transfer pricing.
Telecommunications: Transactional work, most notably M&A, lending and capital markets, advice to local and international telecommunication companies on competition and regulatory matters.
Transportation: Representation of major participants in the maritime and ports, aviation and airports, railroad and surface transportation industry.