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Mexico eliminates restrictions on foreign investment in insurance companies

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Mexico
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  • August 12 2014

Foreign investment in Mexican insurance companies has traditionally been restricted to 49 of capital stock, with certain exceptions

Recent amendments to Mexican commercial laws

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • July 9 2014

As a result of the Amendment, certain provisions of the Commercial Code were amended, supplemented or repealed, including the following:

Reform of the telecom & broadcasting sectors in Mexico

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Mexico
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  • March 15 2013

Mexico has announced a major reform in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, liberalizing not only foreign investment, but also promising

A view from Mexico: investment promotion corporations a Mexican corporate vehicle that is well-designed and adapted to market practice

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • November 9 2012

Although this type of commercial entity was created through a significant amendment to the Mexican Securities Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores) that became effective in June 2006, it took a few years until the investment promotion corporation (sociedad anónima promotora de inversión) (“SAPI”) became a widely used corporate vehicle by investors and shareholders of Mexican companies

Mexico's foreign investment framework (intro and recent activity)

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • October 9 2012

Mexico’s foreign investment framework is governed primarily by Mexico’s Foreign Investment Law

Mexico is getting hungrier for overseas assets!

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

During the first semester of 2012, Mexicans' direct investments abroad reached $11

Mexico eases up on foreign investors

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • September 8 2012

As a general rule, Mexico’s Commerce Code and Foreign Investment Law allow foreign businesses to operate in Mexico, but require such foreign businesses to first obtain an authorization from the Ministry of Economy (Secretaría de Economía

An overview of recent amendments to the rules for establishing branches of certain foreign companies in Mexico pursuant to the Mexican Foreign Investment Law

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • August 23 2012

On August 8, 2012, the “General Resolution which establishes the Criteria for the Application of Article 17 of the Mexican Foreign Investment Law in relation to the Establishment of Foreign Companies in Mexico” (the “Resolution”) was published in the Mexican Official Gazette of the Federation by the Mexican Foreign Investment Agency (the “Agency”) of the Mexican Ministry of Economy

The National Foreign Investment Commission published the General Resolution Number 13 which determines the updated amount of the total value of the assets that are referred to in Article 9 of the Foreign Investment Law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Mexico
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  • July 30 2012

The National Foreign Investment Commission ("CNIE" for its Spanish initials) published on the Federal Official Gazette of July 10, 2012, the General Resolution Number 13 ("Resolution 13), which determines the updated amount of the total value of the assets that are referred to in article 9 of the Foreign Investment Law ("LIE" for its Spanish initials) and repeals the General Resolution Number 12 published in the Federal Official Gazette of July 6, 2011

Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (part 5)

  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
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  • Mexico
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  • March 12 2012

Due to the complexities of the deed, the parties will often enter into a binding preliminary agreement that (a) sets the basic terms of the transaction (i.e. purchase price, subject matter and time for closing), (b) provides seller with a period of time to provide all documents necessary for the closing (i.e., certificate of no lien, tax receipts, receipts evidencing no outstanding utilities, and a current valuation of the property for tax purposes), (c) provides the purchaser with a period of time to obtain financing andor to schedule the required payments, and (d) demands payment of a deposit or initial payment (receipt of initial payments may be considered a taxable event; thus, tax advise should be obtained prior to entering into acceptance of an initial payment