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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


California courts may have an interest in a Mexico breach of contract dispute
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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


Mexico's trademarks and patents office - 2012 and 2013 holidays
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • December 5 2012

Please take note that Mexico’s Intellectual Property Institute, which is Mexico's trademarks and patents office, will be closed from December 20, 2012 through January 6, 2013, and on February 4, March 18, May 1, May 6 and November 18, 2013


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”


Mexico and the risks of using international corporate structures
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • September 6 2012

Mexico has some of the world’s largest reserves of key minerals


Are quick Mexico divorces enforceable in California?
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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


Cross-border estate planning and the perils of the two-will strategy
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • October 23 2012

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate


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


Are quick Mexico divorces valid?
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • September 17 2012

Various online companies claim that valid Mexico divorces can be obtained by Americans in one business day even if one party is unable or unwilling to sign or otherwise participate in the process, and even if the petitioner does not know where the spouse is living


I.R.S. concludes Mexican landholding trust is not a trust ...
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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