Jones Day is one of the world’s largest law firms and has been active for decades in Latin America. Its unique governance system fosters an unparalleled level of integration of its 43 offices and contributes to its perennial ranking as among the best in the world in client service.
The Mexico City Office plays a critical role in the firm’s Latin America Practice working closely with colleagues in São Paulo, Miami, Houston, Madrid and New York in connection with matters in Mexico and throughout the region. The office has over 50 lawyers.
Banking and finance: Broad range of commercial financing transactions representing commercial, merchant and investment banks; placement agents, trust companies, commercial financing and leasing companies, borrowers/capital users, lessees and equity investors.
Capital markets: Represents companies and financial intermediaries in capital-raising transactions; from early-stage venture financings for start-ups to public debt and equity offerings for seasoned issuers.
Competition and antitrust: Wide range of transactions and compliance with applicable regulations, including pre-merger notifications, antitrust and trade restraints, joint ventures, merger notifications.
Energy: Multi-disciplinary team of lawyers with an in-depth understanding of the commercial and technical aspects of the energy industry, which brings transactions, regulatory proceedings and disputes to successful completion.
Environmental: dedicated team focused on environmental, health, safety, urban development, land use, natural resources and climate change fields, including the diverse aspects of applicable regulation, compliance and administrative litigation for the industrial, real estate, commercial, services and infrastructure sectors.
Global disputes: A top-notch team that regularly appear in state and federal courts as well as before international and domestic arbitral tribunals. In-depth experience in both commercial and investment arbitration having represented both, foreign investors and sovereigns.
Investigations and white-collar defence: Advises on complex compliance programmes regarding business conduct, antitrust conduct, gift policies, trade and commercial compliance including advising on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Mexico’s legal framework against corruption.
Mergers & acquisitions: Represents buyers, sellers, financial advisers, merchant bankers and other parties in all kinds of transactions. We participate in cross-border operations, representing Latin American companies wishing to do business outside the region.
Project finance and infrastructure: Complex financings in sectors such as power generation, transmission and distribution, telecommunications, transportation, waste management, manufacturing and general infrastructure.
Real estate: Proven experience in all kinds of cross-border real estate transactions, including acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of residential buildings, retail and commercial properties.
Tax: Focused on tax planning, advisory and analysis of the implications of international tax and commercial treaties offering comprehensive tax advice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and foreign investments. Experienced in tax litigation, representing clients before the Mexican tax authorities, the Mexican Federal Tax Court and the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.
Privacy and cybersecurity: We have a dedicated team to help clients navigate the challenges in managing privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with the collection, use and disclosure of information about their customers and employees in Mexico as well as around the world.
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