Alberto Córdoba in our news

AMLO’s empty promises fail to curb corruption

Despite campaign pledges to combat corruption, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not delivered on his promises. The government’s inaction has promoted a continuing feeling of mistrust in the country’s anti-corruption authorities and left foreign players hesitant to invest, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico City.

19 August 2022

Von Wobeser adds new labour co-head in hiring spree

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has consolidated its labour offering by hiring a partner and several lawyers from fellow Highly Recommended firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC, who arrive alongside a new counsel from a local employment boutique.

09 August 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Anti-corruption experts meet for investigations summit

Lawyers attending the 4th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico highlight a continued lack of trust in local authorities and the need for greater cross-border cooperation to fight endemic corruption across the region.

06 June 2022

Join us in Mexico City this week for ACI conference

Mexican Supreme Court judge Jorge Mario Pardo Rebolledo will keynote Latin Lawyer and its sister publication Global Investigations Review's anti-corruption and investigations conference in Mexico City on 2 June.

30 May 2022

Grupo Modelo calls on Von Wobeser to sell subsidiary

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped INAMEX, a subsidiary of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, divest its business to local manufacturer Grupo Sanmartin.

24 May 2022

Mexican counsel advises on PwC mobility division sale

Five offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City have helped US private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice acquire PricewaterhouseCoopers’ global mobility business in a deal worth some US$2.2 billion.

12 May 2022

US private equity group buys Mexican label maker assets

US private equity group Clayton Dubilier & Rice has hired Von Wobeser y Sierra SC in Mexico City to acquire Ohio-based label maker Multi-Color Corporation, including the target’s operations in Mexico.

20 April 2022

Uber strikes electric vehicles deal in Mexico City

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped US car-hailing platform Uber enter into a long-term master fleet agreement with Mexican electric car provider VEMO to boost its number of zero-emission vehicles in Mexico City throughout 2022.

17 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

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