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Labor Force: Women and Challenges

USA - March 11 2021 Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic challenges, women are disproportionately fighting unemployment and struggling to survive, as they…

The Evolving Mexico-United States Relationship, Amid a New Administration in Washington

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - January 28 2021 Mexico continues to face challenges in 2021, as it continues to grapple with economic fallout from the global COVID pandemic and amid policy shifts…

The End of Outsourcing in Mexico?

Mexico - November 13 2020 On November 12, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a bill initiative that, if enacted, will have a significant impact on outsourcing and…

How the U.S. Presidential Election Outcome Could Affect Latin America

USA - October 27 2020 As US citizens go to the polls, Latin American governments, businesses and citizens should examine how a re-elected President Trump or a newly elected…

Mexico’s Infrastructure Plan 2020-2024

Mexico - October 8 2020 On Monday, October 5, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador presented a package of 39 infrastructure projects that he intends to move forward…

Mexican President Visits Washington

Canada, Mexico, USA - July 8 2020 With the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) recently going into effect on July 1, the President of Mexico made his first visit to the United States…

Mexican Supreme Court issues an injunction of the SENER Policy

Mexico - June 30 2020 On June 22, 2020, Mexico’s independent antitrust regulator (“COFECE”) filed a legal claim (controversia constitucional) with the nation’s Supreme…

Mexican Court Orders a Definitive Suspension of the Enforcement of SENER and CENACE Measures

Mexico - June 16 2020 On Wednesday, June 10, the Mexican court specialized in economic competition issued an order granting the definitive suspension of the Ministry of…

CRE Adds its Name to the List of Agencies Disturbing Mexico’s Legal and Regulatory Certainty

Mexico - June 2 2020 Since our May 20 blog post, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) added its name to the list of agencies disturbing Mexico’s legal and regulatory…

COVID-19 and Construction in Latin America

Global - June 1 2020 The impact of COVID-19 on global economies is being unfolded as we continue to experience the period of prolonged economic uncertainty. As the virus’…