Publications - Administrative and Constitutional Law

  • The Government of Mexico obliges to give priority to passenger rail transport service on currently concessioned tracks to private parties for cargo transport

    Companies holding concession titles will have until January 15, 2024 to submit viable proposals in terms of investment, construction time and modernization of these railroads to provide passenger transport services.

  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive and reporting standards: are companies and assurance providers ready?

    We analyze the challenges and opportunities of the new regulation for companies and assurance providers.

  • RED III directive approved to move forward with the implementation of renewable energy

    The objective is to accelerate energy efficiency, increase the use of renewable energy and reduce emissions in the European Union.

  • The new energy efficiency directive imposes a reduction in energy consumption by at least 11.7% for 2030

    A number of measures to promote energy efficiency are laid down and the legislation will have to be adopted before January 2025.

  • The European Union bans the use of microplastics

    To protect the environment and human health from their toxic effects, the EU has restricted the use of synthetic polymer microparticles intentionally added to products.

  • Spain: The artificial intelligence regulatory "sandbox" has arrived

    Spain plans to set up a controlled testing facility to ensure that this technology develops in line with European legislation.

  • Energy Market Newsletter for Chile and Peru – September 2023

    We are pleased to showcase the main legal and market developments for the energy sector in Chile and Peru. Garrigues teams focused on Energy in Chile and Peru address topics of interest to sponsors, developers, financiers and other stakeholders in…

  • Power transmission projects are reactivated in Mexico

    The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) is preparing a project to increase power transmission capacity on the country's west coast and the government of the State of Queretaro announces a power transmission project as a public-private partnership (…

  • The Government of Mexico calls to bid for the procurement of drilling services for geothermal wells in Baja California, Michoacán and Jalisco

    The deadline to submit offers for the five wells located on the two parcels is October 16.

  • The EU Regulation on foreign subsidies that distort the internal market enters into application and its Implementing Regulation is adopted

    The new regulation clarifies the rules, notification obligations and procedures related to the application of the new regulation on financial contributions granted by third states to companies operating in the EU.

  • The procedure for a European regulation on ESG ratings has started

    The initiative aims to strengthen the reliability, comparability and transparency of these activities.

  • By 31 December 2023, producers must notify how they will meet their container obligations

    They will have to choose between an individual scheme or join a collective extended liability scheme.