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Real estate investment trusts make promising inroads

  • Basham, Ringe y Correa SC
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  • Mexico
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  • March 12 2013

A real estate investment trust ('FIBRA' in Spanish) is a real estate investment vehicle that can be managed through a stock exchange trust

Effectuation of Mexican timeshare rules delayed; comment period open until September 27

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • September 17 2010

At the federal level, the sale of non-deeded timeshares in Mexico (or "servicio de tiempo compartido") are primarily governed under a set of administrative regulations titled "Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-029-SCFI-1998" ("NOM"

The Infrastructure and Real Estate Trust in Mexico (FIBRA)

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • December 7 2010

After nearly five years of legislative effort in Mexico, particularly in the area of tax, a structure has been established that will make it attractive for companies to issue, and investors to acquire, securities based on a beneficial interest in an Infrastructure and Real Estate Trust (known by its Spanish acronym "FIBRA"

Swine flu, drugs and miss universewhat else is there?

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • November 5 2010

For the last two years Mexico's image to the world has been portrayed in a very negative light by the international press

Mexico to implement energy efficiency standards for residential buildings

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Mexico
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  • August 7 2011

Under the Draft Official Mexican Standard, published March 14, Mexico plans to establish standards requiring new residential buildings to obtain a certain level of energy efficiency, primarily through insulation

Opportunity to recover 70 percent of the paid of property tax as well as the public lighting fees

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Mexico
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  • January 20 2012

Regardless of the Mexican courts' precedents stating that the property tax and the public lighting fees are unconstitutional, such levies continue to be collected

Practical tips for U.S. persons owning Mexican property thru a fideicomiso

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • April 16 2012

Every time I’m presented with a contract, I’m quickly transported to a small room in which Willy Wonka, played by Gene Wilder, is vehemently scolding the good natured Charlie Bucket and the poor, protective Grandpa Joe:

I.R.S. concludes Mexican landholding trust is not a trust ...

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • November 20 2012

Under Article 27, Section I, of the Mexican Constitution, all land is the property of the Nation, and legal capacity to acquire ownership of lands and waters from the Nation is limited to Mexicans by birth or naturalization and Mexican companies

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

IRS issues published ruling on Mexican land trusts

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • September 5 2013

We previously reported to you (Vol.8, No 1, January 2013) on a private letter ruling issued by the IRS on the income tax treatment of a popular real