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.
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.
A new General Law on Sustainable Forestry Development was enacted, entering into force on June 6, 2018.
The Ministry of Energy published the General Administrative Rules on Social Impact Assessment of Projects in the Energy Sector (“Rules”). The Rules set forth requirements for drafting and filing an Assessment report, as well as the procedure for the issuance of a Resolution and Recommendations.
Garrigues has bolstered its practice in Mexico and expanded its offices to meet the firm’s growing needs in the country. In just over three years, Garrigues has built a team of 30 professionals, including seven partners. The Mexico team has become a benchmark in the country, currently working in the areas of corporate law, M&A, banking and finance law, tax law, public law, infrastructure and energy, among others.