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Do you have a financial interest in, or signature authority over, a Mexican financial account?
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • September 29 2012

If you are a United States citizen or resident and have a financial interest in or signature authority over a Mexican financial account, including a bank account, brokerage account, mutual fund, trust, or other type of foreign financial account, the Bank Secrecy Act may require you to report the account yearly to the Internal Revenue Service by filing a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR


Official Mexican standards (a.k.a. NOMS)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • January 21 2013

Companies doing business in Mexico must be familiar with Mexican business laws and regulations. These include the Commercial Code (Código de


Vitro asks U.S. court to compel Mexican bankruptcy plan
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • October 8 2012

Founded in 1909, Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., is the leading glass manufacturer in Mexico, and one of the largest in the world, backed by more than 100 years of experience in the industry


Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (Part 4)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • February 28 2012

This part explains the general pre-offer considerations and the process through which foreign nationals generally acquire ownership to real property located within the Restricted Zone


Mexico's maquila program is still thriving
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • August 30 2012

The Promotion of the Manufacturing, Maquila and Export Service Industry (IMMEX) program allows the temporary importation of goods that are used in an industrial process or service to produce, transform or repair foreign goods imported temporarily for subsequent export or provision of export services, without covering the payment of general import tax, value added tax and, where appropriate, countervailing duties


Mexico's foreign investment framework (intro and recent activity)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • October 9 2012

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


Mexican President nominates Supreme Court Justices
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • November 2 2012

Mexico’s Supreme Court Justices Salvador Aguirre Anguiano and Guillermo Ortiz Mayagoitia will conclude their terms by then end of this month


Mexico to help improve international tax compliance with respect to FATCA
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • December 4 2012

After two years of negotiations between the governments of Mexico and the United States, an agreement between the Department of the Treasury and Mexico’s Ministry of Finance and Public Credit to improve international tax compliance including with respect to FATCA has been reached


The US continues to build international support for combating tax evasion
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced that it is engaged with more than 50 countries and jurisdictions around the world to improve international tax compliance and implement the information reporting and withholding tax provisions commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”


When the Mexican forum selection clause is mandatory, the traditional forum non conveniens analysis does not apply
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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