Market: Mexico

Ramírez Gutiérrez-Azpe hires three from Goodrich Riquelme

Mexican law firm Ramírez, Gutiérrez-Azpe, Rodríguez-Rivero y Hurtado, SC has hired three non-equity partners from Goodrich, Riquelme Asociados to its senior rank, boosting its tax, trade and corporate departments.

25 February 2021

Pro bono: Paving the way

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Latin Lawyer caught up with partner Víctor Manuel Frías Garcés and pro bono co-ordinator Elba Gutiérrez from Mexico’s Greenberg Traurig, SC, after the firm won Latin Lawyer’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award. They spoke to us about how their firm racked up more than 7,000 pro bono hours in three years, and what milestone they want the practice to achieve next.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer's Leading Lights for pro bono

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Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

22 February 2021

Pro bono: Clearing the way

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As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.

22 February 2021

Pro bono: A critical state

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Necessity is often considered the greatest driver of innovation. As a result of covid-19, the traditional service model for legal advice across all practice areas has had to evolve, pro bono included. Lawyers who work in this field are having to adapt to continue to provide access to justice for vulnerable people in today’s digitalised and distressed world.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center's Pro Bono Survey 2020

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The latest results from our annual research indicate that despite a year of unique and severe challenges, law firms are as committed as ever to doing pro bono. We report on what firms are doing to push their efforts to the next level.

22 February 2021

Mexican enforcer opposes “unjustified” energy reform bill

Mexico’s antitrust watchdog is calling on the country’s lawmakers to shoot down a bill aimed at strengthening the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would grant the company unjustified competitive advantages.

22 February 2021

AMLO continues efforts to shut down Mexico's independent data regulator

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, is continuing to pursue a plan to shutter the country’s independent data regulator, despite warnings that such a move could violate the law and harm Mexico’s international reputation.

19 February 2021

EC Rubio helps Drugmex administer Chinese covid-19 vaccine

EC Rubio has helped Mexican pharmaceutical company Drugmex sign a contract with a Swiss supplier to administer the roll out of the Chinese covid-19 vaccine CanSino, which will arrive in Mexico by March.

17 February 2021

General Atlantic backs Mexican online supermarket Jüsto

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP in Silicon Valley and BlackBox Startup Law in Mexico City have helped local online supermarket Jüsto raise US$65 million in a Series A funding round, which is the largest amount ever raised by a Latin American company in this type of transaction.

16 February 2021

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