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The infrastructure and real estate trust in Mexico (FIBRA)
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • Mexico
  • February 13 2013

After several years of legislative effort in Mexico, particularly in the area of tax, a structure has been established that now makes it attractive

Real estate investment in Mexico
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Mexico
  • June 25 2015

"Buy land, AJ, ’cause God ain’t making any more of it." So said TVs fictional mobster Anthony Soprano. This article considers the wisdom of this

Michael Fitzgerald on the FIBRA structure
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • May 26 2015

Mike considers the use of the FIBRA structure, which the firm helped to develop in the real estate sector as a vehicle to create master limited

U.S.-Mexico agreement update on the transboundary hydrocarbon reservoirs
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • July 29 2014

The governments of Mexico and the United States signed an agreement in 2012 to set up the rules regarding transboundary hydrocarbon reservoirs

Mexican President signs historic energy reform into law
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • Mexico
  • August 18 2014

On Monday, August 11, 2014, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed a package of energy secondary laws passed by the Mexican Congress (the

Constitutional amendments to public registries and property tax assessment rolls
  • Basham, Ringe y Correa SC
  • Mexico
  • January 13 2014

On December 27, 2013, an Executive Order was published in the Federal Official Gazette adding paragraph XXIX-R to Article 73 of Mexico's Federal

Real estate investment trusts make promising inroads
  • Basham, Ringe y Correa SC
  • Mexico
  • 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

Practical tips for U.S. persons owning Mexican property thru a fideicomiso
  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • 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:

Investing in Mexican real estate: outlook, framework and special considerations (part 5)
  • Martin-Sanchez & Leon de la Barra, LLP
  • Mexico
  • 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