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  • ‘LatinFinance’ recognizes Garrigues for its advice on the projects that will shape infrastructure development in Latin America

    The Garrigues teams in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru garnered a total of five awards for their work on large-scale projects for the region
  • Garrigues Mexico obtains the “Socially Responsible Enterprise” distinction for the eighth consecutive year

    The Garrigues Mexico office has been recognized, for the eighth year in a row, as a Socially Responsible Enterprise (ESR® 2023), a distinction awarded by Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía (Cemefi) with a view to encouraging companies to initiate corporate social responsibility and sustainability practices that have a positive impact on society.
  • Chile: Publication of Law No. 21.592, which establishes a whistleblower protection statute

    The law conceives access to protection as a right of any whistleblower who reports irregularities within organisations and guarantees their personal integrity and that of their property, as well as the preservation of their living and working conditions, which could be threatened as a result of their whistleblowing or their participation in the respective investigations.
  • Garrigues, the firm of choice for financial institutions in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

    The firm tops the LACCA/Latin Lawyer ranking of law firms advising the 50 biggest banks in Latin America.
  • Colombia: Constitutional Court declares articles 66, 67 and 68 of Law No 2195/2022 unconstitutional

    On March 27th Colombia’s Constitutional Court issued a press release, in connection with the D-14851 process, declaring the unconstitutionality of articles 66 (incentives relating to leniency programs) and 67 and 68 (new sanctioning regime) of Law No 2195/2022, due to vices during the legislative process of said law.
  • Chile: Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law moves forward

    With the issuance of Resolution 13 of 2023, the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law of 2021 (Law 21305) is moving forward. This new resolution lists the companies that must actively manage their energy consumption and how it should be implemented.
  • Mexico City's Circular Economy Law enters into force

    On March 1st 2023, Mexico City's Circular Economy Law came into force, which aims to encourage and promote responsible production and consumption habits through reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling.
  • Mexico: SENER and CRE publish new rules for the resumption of legal deadlines and terms after the health crisis

    On March 1st, 2023, the Agreement resuming legal terms and deadlines at the Ministry of Energy (SENER) and the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) Agreement A/004/2023 containing the new rules applicable to certain formalities, procedures and activities after the suspension of deadlines due to the COVID-19 health emergency, came into force.
  • The new arbitration rules issued by the Mexican Arbitration Center cover an important need in the local arbitration market

    On December 1, 2022, the Mexican Arbitration Center (CAM) issued its new Arbitration Rules, which will be applicable to certain procedures.
  • Nearshoring: Key issues for companies looking to relocate or expand business in Mexico

    Due to its unique geographic location with respect to the North American, European and Asian markets, as well as its simultaneous integration to global value chains due to international trade and investment treaties such as the USMCA and the CPTPP, Mexico has positioned itself as one of the main destinations for the relocation of companies known as “nearshoring”. In this article, we share key information about this trend in international business.