Market: Mexico

The Critical Nature of Social Licence in the Extractive Industry in Mexico

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Latin American countries like Mexico, the development of the concept of social licence – the idea that the community that will be affected by a project has a say in it – is nuanced and intrinsically tied to social and political developments in key areas like environmental protection.

16 December 2022

Greenberg expands tax offering in Mexico

Greenberg Traurig SC has bolstered its tax offering in Mexico City by adding a new shareholder and a local partner, hiring a lawyer from Jáuregui y Del Valle, SC and a former practitioner of Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC.

15 December 2022

Sainz Abogados adds first female partner in double promotion

Mexican firm Sainz Abogados has bolstered its restructuring and dispute resolution practices by promoting two associates to its senior rank, marking the firm’s first-ever female partner appointment.

14 December 2022

Galicia promotes finance partner in Mexico

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has strengthened its capital markets and banking and finance offerings by promoting an associate to partner.

09 December 2022

Mexico’s Axo grows LatAm presence with retail acquisition

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has enlisted Carey in Santiago, Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and SMPS Legal, Peru's Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to acquire Chilean clothing company Komax.

08 December 2022

US packaging company wraps up sustainable buy in Mexico

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC has helped US packaging company TekniPlex acquire Mexican counterpart Empaques Moldeados de América Tecnologías (Ematec) for US$167 million.

08 December 2022

Aon acquires Mexican risk management company

US-British financial services group Aon has enlisted Cuatrecasas (Mexico) to acquire Mexican risk management solutions company Evaluación de Riesgos Naturales (ERN).

07 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

KKR reduces stake in LatAm education group Laureate

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group KKR divest shares in Latin American-focused university operator Laureate Education through a US$309 million secondary share offering.

02 December 2022

Mexico’s VivaAerobús makes sustainability-linked offer

Galicia Abogados has helped Mexican low-cost airline VivaAerobús structure a new notes programme worth US$1 billion and make a subsequent offer of sustainability-linked notes.

02 December 2022

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