Market: Mexico

How to build a bot: Von Wobeser reveals keys to tailormade AI

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Never ask a bot a question you don’t already know the answer to – that has been the guiding principle for Mexican firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC since launching its own natural language processing (NLP) platform, VonBot. Speaking to Latin Lawyer, partners Luis Burgueño and Pablo Jiménez break down their approach to purpose-made AI, from design to implementation, and explain why it will enrich the quality of their lawyers.

20 February 2024

Mexican e-vehicle group receives credit facility

Two Mayer Brown LLP offices have helped Mexican e-vehicle company VEMO Group obtain a credit facility worth US$60 million from New York-based private equity firm Orion Infrastructure Capital to expand its e-vehicle operations.

20 February 2024

US aviation group buys controlling stake in Mexico’s Aerocharter

Two DLA Piper LLP offices have helped Texas-based airport ground services company PrimeFlight Aviation Services acquire a controlling stake in Mexican counterpart Aerocharter.

19 February 2024

Firms hail “reignition” of Mexico’s electricity sector as SCJN pulls plug on reform

The Mexican Supreme Court of Justice’s (SCJN) recent decision to block proposed reforms to the country’s Electricity Industry Law after finding them unconstitutional will spur private investment in the electricity sector – but the move represents a much bigger win for Mexico, say local lawyers.

16 February 2024

Mijares reveals new co-managing partners

In a shake-up of its corporate governance structure, Mexican Elite firm Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has announced that Francisco Fuentes Ostos and Horacio de Uriarte Flores have taken the helm as co-managing partners.

15 February 2024

EC Rubio unveils plans to absorb Monterrey’s Fegamo y Vasaf

Mexican Highly Recommended firm EC Rubio has announced that it intends to merge with local firm Fegamo y Vasaf, a move that would add an outpost in Monterrey to EC Rubio’s existing seven offices.

14 February 2024

Fibra UNO raises funds in sustainable offering

Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra UNO has called on Holland & Knight in New York and Mexico City to issue US$600 million worth of green notes.

14 February 2024

Mexico’s BBB Foods makes US$589 million IPO on NYSE

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Greenberg Traurig (Mexico) have helped Mexico’s BBB Foods raise US$589 million in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), pricing above the expected share value.

13 February 2024

Cuatrecasas hires Barclays lawyer as partner in Mexico City

Highly Recommended firm Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has recruited a legal director from Barclays as partner in its banking and capital markets practices.

09 February 2024

Mexico’s BGBG expands IP partnership

BGBG - Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, SC has bolstered its intellectual property offering by hiring a partner from González Rossi Abogados to co-head the practice group.

09 February 2024

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