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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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

NAFTA award may expand scope for recovering foreign investment losses

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada, Mexico, USA
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  • August 13 2012

On May 10, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the Government of Mexico’s application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in United Mexican States v. Cargill, Incorporated (Mexico v. Cargill