Market: Mexico

Galicia guides Mexican transport financing company in double issuance

Transport sector financing company TIP de México has turned to Galicia Abogados to structure two bond issuances totalling 4 billion pesos (US$239 million).

01 August 2023

Nearshoring: “The sky is the limit”

The wide-ranging legal work related to nearshoring provides a wealth of opportunities for the region’s law firms. But to take advantage of the booming trend, law firms in the region need to be well positioned – and well-staffed – to help clients navigate the challenges posed by a lack of infrastructure, in addition to an array of labour and compliance hurdles.

31 July 2023

Kuri Breña adds partner with promotion

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has bolstered its finance and M&A practices by promoting a lawyer to the partnership.

31 July 2023

Mexican and Peruvian firms in cross-border plastics buy

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima and Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC in Mexico City have helped Peruvian plastics group Oben Holding acquire Mexican counterpart Kristafilms.

28 July 2023

Mexican real estate business launches IPO on NYSE

Two Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican real estate company Vesta complete a US$445 million IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

26 July 2023

Canadian miner brings second NAFTA claim against Mexico

A Canadian silver mining company has launched a second International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) case against Mexico over a tax dispute, the latest in a flurry of claims brought against the state under the recently expired legacy provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

26 July 2023

Galicia and SMPS steer cross-border glass buy

Portuguese packaging group BA Glass has hired Galicia Abogados to buy a majority stake in Mexican counterpart Vidrio Formas.

26 July 2023

Sánchez Devanny refreshes management, adds new office heads

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Sánchez Devanny has refreshed its leadership, electing partner and real estate head Rafael Villamar-Ramos as its new overseeing managing partner and appointing a fresh set of local office heads to lead its Mexico City, Monterrey and Querétaro outposts.

25 July 2023

Littler partner leaves to relaunch labour boutique in Mexico

Labour partner Jorge Sales Boyoli has relaunched his own labour boutique, just two years after it was absorbed by Littler (Mexico).

25 July 2023

The Growth of Legislation Targeting Private Corruption

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Fourth Edition

As awareness of private corruption rises, more countries are taking steps to aggressively combat it. Brazil has a proposed law criminalising private corruption pending in its Congress, while Chile, Colombia and Venezuela have implemented legislation targeting this with varying degrees of success.

25 July 2023

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