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Convention between Mexico and Colombia

July 18 2013 The Decree promulgating the "Convention between Mexico and the Republic of Colombia for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the prevention of…

Chapter 11 and Ley de Concursos Mercantiles: which is better at fostering the rehabilitation of a company?

May 4 2012 This paper is based on a comparative study of the reorganization provisions of Title 11 of the United States Code (“Chapter 11”) with the reorganization provisions of Mexico’s Ley de Concursos Mercantiles (“LCM”).

Agreement for labor productivity and training

July 24 2013 On June 14th of 2013, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare ("STPS") issued an administrative resolution (the "Resolution") establishing general…

Reporte ejecutivo sobre la reforma fiscal 2014 en la Cámara de Diputados

October 24 2013 El pasado 8 de septiembre de 2013, el titular del Poder Ejecutivo Federal presentó al Congreso de la Unión el paquete económico…

The international comparative legal guide to international arbitration 2012

July 30 2012 Arbitration agreements in Mexico require a written agreement whereby parties to the arbitration expressly agree to arbitrate.

Law on spills in maritime zones to come into force in July

July 7 2014 The Maritime Spills Law seeks to control and prevent the pollution or alteration of the sea caused by spillages deposited in Mexican maritime zones and outlines the events that will be considered 'spills or dumping'.

The minimum working age in Mexico has been increased

July 4 2014 On June 17, 2014 the Federal Official Gazette published the Decree pursuant to which article 123, section III of the Federal Constitution of Mexico…

Important commercial and financial amendments

July 2 2014 On June 13, 2014, an amendment to a series of commercial laws was published in the Federal Official Gazette. This Reform seeks to improve company…

Regulations regarding the Employees Profit Sharing

June 30 2014 On June 5th, 2014, the Federal Official Gazette issued the new Regulations for Articles 121 and 122 of the Federal Labor Law ("FLL") regarding…

Technical Certificate required to be considered as an unregulated Multiple Purpose Financial Company

May 26 2014 Requirements to obtain the Technical Certificate referred to under the General Law of Ancillary Credit Activities and Institutions. The financial…