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Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Recent Latin-American anti-corruption investigations and cases

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, USA, Venezuela
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  • January 29 2015

In the last few years, several Latin American countries and the United States have increased their focus on anti-corruption matters. This article

Are quick Mexico divorces enforceable in California?

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • September 18 2012

As discussed in our previous posting, many Americans are still obtaining, or trying to obtain, quick divorces in foreign jurisdictions, with Mexico being a “preferred” jurisdiction

Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 6 2014

Unlike the U.S., Mexico has a civil legal sys in which the vast majority of its laws are codified. The legal system is based on Roman law and

When the Mexican forum selection clause is mandatory, the traditional forum non conveniens analysis does not apply

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • December 11 2012

Last week, the Court of Appeal of California affirmed an order staying a forum non conveniens action arising from a purchase agreement for a $20 million beach lot in Cancun, Mexico

Fifth Circuit confirms denial of recognition to Mexican concurso that releases claims against non-debtors

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • March 20 2013

Over the last several years, the number of Chapter 15 filings has continued to grow. One of the most prominent of these bankruptcy filings is the

Comity extended to order entered in foreign insolvency proceeding enjoining actions against affiliates of foreign debtor

  • Jones Day
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • June 12 2012

Judge Robert W. Sweet of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held in CT Investment v. Carbonell and Grupo Costamex, 2012 WL 92359 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 11, 2012), that comity should be extended to an order issued by a Mexican district court overseeing the Mexican bankruptcy proceeding (concurso mercantil) of Cozumel Caribe S.A. de C.V. (“Cozumel Caribe”) under Mexico’s Ley de Concursos Mercantiles (the “Mexican Business Bankruptcy Act”

Intermediaries indicted for involvement in scheme to bribe Mexican officials

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • September 29 2010

On September 15, 2010, a Los Angeles grand jury indicted Enrique Faustino Aguilar Noriega and Angela Maria Gomez Aguilar for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to bribe officials at Mexican government-owned electric utility company Comision Federal De Electricidad (CFE) and to launder money

Lindsey Manufacturing seeks dismissal of the government's FCPA

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • May 12 2011

As mentioned yesterday, Lindsey Manufacturing Company (a privately-held company), the first corporate defendant to fully litigate FCPA charges through trial, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and five counts of FCPA violations based on payments to employees of the Comisión Federal de Electricidad ("CFE"), an electric utility company owned by the government of Mexico

Mexicana files for Chapter 15 relief in New York

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • August 6 2010

On August 2, 2010, Maru E. Johansen, in her capacity as the foreign representative (the “Foreign Representative”) in respect of Mexican insolvency proceedings regarding Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A. de C.V. (“Mexicana”), filed a petition for recognition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Bankruptcy Court”), commencing a case under Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code