Following a series of reforms in the Mexican energy sector implemented by the current administration, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has submitted a request for consultations with the Mexican government pursuant to Articles 31.2 and 31.4 of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
After being stalled for a number of years by an objection raised by Senator Rand Paul, on July 16 the U.S. Senate issued the Resolution of advice and consent to ratification of the Protocol amending the tax treaty between Spain and the U.S., which brings a substantial improvement to the current tax treaty.