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Energy & environment update - March 10, 2014

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union, Japan, Mexico, USA
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  • March 10 2014

Though we shared with you our analysis of the energy and environment portions of President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request last week, we

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

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

Global guide to competition litigation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2012

Competition litigation is a fast growing and complex area of commercial litigation that often requires coordination of strategy across jurisdictions

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

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

California courts may have an interest in a Mexico breach of contract dispute

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • November 26 2012

Last week, California’s Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s finding of forum non conveniens, but reversed the order to dismiss and remand with directions to vacate the dismissal and enter an order staying the matter

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”

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

Mexican Court declines jurisdiction in defective eye-surgery product suit; dispute back in U.S. courts

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • April 14 2011

After a Mexican court refused to exercise jurisdiction over personal injury claims involving an allegedly defective product used in eye surgery conducted in a Mexican clinic, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded the claims of elderly Mexican residents to a U