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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


Mexico enacts new immigration regulations
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • October 12 2012

Mexico has enacted new immigration regulations


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 and the Madrid Protocol
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • September 1 2012

The International Trademark Association recently commended the Government of Mexico for moving to the final stage to join the Madrid Protocol, a treaty that simplifies trademark registration throughout the world


Mexico eases up on foreign investors
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • 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


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


Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (Part 1)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • February 28 2012

Over the last decades, foreign investors’ interest in Mexican real estate has grown significantly


Advising Mexico clients re: entity selection and formation in the U.S.
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • March 20 2012

Mexico's Corporation Code or Ley General de Sociedades Mercantiles acknowledges six forms of business entities


Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (Part 2)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • February 28 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


Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (Part 3)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • February 28 2012

The Foreign Investment Law, which implements Article 27, Section I, of the Mexican Constitution, elaborates on how an interest in real property in Mexico may be acquired by foreigners and Mexican corporations that allow foreign investment