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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

Be global: employment law newsletter - September 2014

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia, China, France, Germany, Global, Mexico, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 18 2014

Be Global is DLA Piper's snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global

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

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

Energy & resource notes

  • Modrall Sperling
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • September 1 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) have proposed a new rule to define the scope of “Waters of

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”

FCPA anti-corruption developments: 2012 end of summer round-up

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • China, France, Global, Haiti, India, Mexico, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 10 2012

While the temperatures rose this summer, the number of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions seems to have cooled off for the first time in the last five years

Effective and enforceable dispute resolution in USMexican commercial trade

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 25 2007

Since NAFTA, commerce has steadily increased between the US and 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

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