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.
Antitrust damages actions in Latin America: on the path to the European model?
We look at the progress made in relation to damages actions for infringements of competition law in Colombia, Peru, Mexico and Chile.
Garrigues obtains four ‘Latin Lawyer’ awards for advising the best transactions in Latam
Garrigues has received four awards at the Latin Lawyers Awards for its role as legal advisor on four major projects in Latin America, all led by the banking and finance practice. The Garrigues team in Chile won two awards: the best financial restructuring of the year and the best funding under ESG criteria; Peru won another award for the best project finance in the infrastructure sector; and the fourth award was for the best energy project finance, advised by the Garrigues team in Portugal.
The Mexican Senate has approved an initiative to reform the Securities Market Law and the Investment Funds Law
The initiative, which envisages some important changes aimed at making the Mexican stock market more flexible, must continue its legislative passage and may undergo amendments before being definitively approved.
Mexico: Legislative reform on mining and territorial water concessions
On April 28, 2023 the Mexican Senate approved a legislative reform that modified the Mining Law, the Territorial Waters Law and other related environmental laws, proposing major changes to the mining and territorial waters concessions regime.
Latin American Viewpoints - April 2023
Infrastructure projects in the energy sector do not stop growing in Latin America and, with it, the possibility of disputes arising. We analyze the dispute resolution clauses and the key points to take into account when agreeing to them.
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.
Dispute resolution clauses in energy projects in Latin America
In recent years, the number of infrastructure projects in the energy sector in Latin American countries has increased, and therefore, the possibility of disputes arising relating to them. In this article we discuss primarily dispute resolution clauses and the key points to be taken into account when agreeing on them.
Challenges and new legislation in the labor field: How to tackle the trend towards reducing working hours and low productivity levels in Latin America
In this article we look at the current working hours and those under discussion in Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico, and their implications on productivity levels.
Company redomiciliation and alternatives for changing the jurisdiction of companies in Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru
During the development and operation of multinational enterprises, in some cases and for a number of reasons (strategic, market, risk, among others), they are faced with the need to explore alternatives for changing or transferring their registered office to a different jurisdiction. This process, commonly known as “cross-border redomiciliation”, consists precisely of the act whereby a company decides to transfer its domicile abroad without first undergoing a liquidation process or a business reorganization such as an international spin-off or merger.