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.
Garrigues receives the Sustainability Recognition Award from the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Mexico
The Sustainability Commission of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (Camescom) acknowledged the firm's commitment to sustainability and the environment through its Eco-efficiency Plan.
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.
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.
Key differences between traditional M&As and venture capital
Contracts for mergers and acquisitions mainly look to spread the risk between the buyer and seller and to regulate shareholder relations within the company. The same occurs with venture capital, but the differences between traditional and venture capital investment bring a number of specific circumstances into play, as explained below, with specific examples from Latin America.
Labor law and outsourcing: increased restrictions on this means of hiring personnel
Regulations governing outsourcing in several countries in Latin America are hindering the use of this strategic option for companies in certain areas of business.
Evolution of non-traditional project finance in Latin America
In recent years, project finance has gained in importance for funding private projects across a range of industries in Latin America. Due to presenting a number of advantages in its structure, this new mechanism has replaced typical corporate finance. In this article, we discuss the evolution of non-traditional project finance in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.