Our expert labor attorneys have provided labor counseling for our clients focusing in preventive labor law. Drafting of all required documents for a company to be in good labor standing in accordance with the current Labor Laws in Mexico. We represent our clients in all labor litigations before Federal and Local Labor Boards and competent Courts. We draft and negotiate individual employment agreements (permanent and temporary), draft and implement internal shop rules, terminate employees and draft the required termination agreements, settlements, and resignation letters; draft and negotiate employer substitution agreements and carry out the required notifications to all employees as appropriate. We only represent the employer sector.
Counseling and advising companies doing business in Mexico; counseling and advising Mexican and foreign companies with diverse negotiations in the mining industry and with PEMEX; mergers & acquisitions; formation of legal entities; handling and drafting shareholders’ meetings; counseling on the opening of companies with IMMEX authorization (manufacturing companies), branches, representative offices and permanent establishments; changing of corporate name and/or structures; drafting of articles of incorporation and powers of attorney; dissolution, liquidation, spin-off and reorganization procedures; drafting of memorandum of understanding, letter of intent, contracts and structuring of transactions; preparation of due diligence to acquire entities.
We represent our clients before all Mexican Tax Authorities providing legal advice in all of their tax and financial needs, representing our clients before all Mexican Tax Authorities through administrative or judicial trials. We also provide assistance in recouping taxes.
Our experienced legal team of experts prepare and negotiate letters of intent, contracts and agreements, including industrial, commercial and residential leases, conditional purchase and sale agreements, purchase and sale deeds, trusts, guaranty trusts, joint-ventures, development, construction, mortgage, and other related contracts. Preparing title opinions; structure, negotiation and execution of all types of real estate transactions, including counseling regarding developing, financing, purchasing, leasing, transferring, investing, as well as, drafting and negotiating of real estate investments trusts, real estate guarantees or any other operations involving real estate.
We provide guidance to ensure that your Mexican operations are developed in compliance with the legal dispositions applicable by the three levels of government: federal, state and local, in matters of zoning, extraction and use of fresh water, wastewater treatment, reuse and management, environmental risk and impact, waste management, characterization, prevention and remediation of contaminated soils and materials, due diligence, greenhouse gas emissions reports, CDM projects, as well as compliance with all regulations and standards applicable to hygiene and safety.
We will assist you to build a compliance profile for your benefit before any corporate or government requirement, to prevent litigation scenarios at judiciary or administrative courts, where we will represent and defend your company's interests.
Advising our clients in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances depending on their specific operations; drafting of standards and procedures for specific operations; supervise and audit the application of standards, procedures and work rules; provide training to our clients’ employees regarding compliance of applicable laws, rules and regulations; draft report forms to be used in operating companies; establish sanctions to personnel in the event of non-compliance with the work rules, standards or procedures established by our clients and our team also coordinates the response and prevention department for our clients, if required.
Preparing, developing, establishing and enforcing legal strategies to comply with the corporate purposes of our clients in the field of generation of energy. Providing legal counsel to develop energy projects in Mexico, such as, auto-generation, co-generation, independent production to generate energy and small production of energy. Negotiation and drafting of all legal documents required for the development of energy projects. Draft specific agreements, such as, concessions, confidentiality, letters of intention, joint venture, supply, among others. Draft legal opinions with respect to specific energy projects. Gather and prepare files in order to obtain concessions in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations. Obtain permits, approvals and authorizations required for energy projects. Coordinate compliance of applicable energy laws, rules and regulations.
Counseling our clients on complex finance matters; counseling service in banking legislation, including financial structuring, trusts, closing of operations, debt restructuring and structure of project financing, as well as financial leasing of equipment, loans, international operations, international leasing. Drafting all kind of financial documents and required collateral, such as, credit agreements, promissory notes, pledge agreements, bond agreements; structuring loans of foreign and local banks, negotiating all kind of financial transactions. Provide legal opinions to our clients.
Advising our clients in structuring industrial and commercial activities, acquisitions, sale transactions, mergers and consolidations of entities. Provide counsel on practices of price control; drafting and preparation of compliance handbooks. Negotiate with the Antitrust Agency, draft the required petitions and follow procedures related to monopolistic practices as well as with the imposition of sanctions.
Securing visas to foreign employees of our clients for working, investing, conducting business, providing technical assistance, studying or otherwise residing in Mexico; obtaining and amending temporary or permanent resident status or Mexican citizenship status.
Representing our clients before all administrative authorities in Mexico and provide guidance in all administrative procedures involving our clients. Obtaining all kind of permits, licenses, concessions and registrations as required by our clients in accordance with their operations and corporate purpose.
We provide legal advice regarding all customs issues of our clients regarding their import/export processes between Mexico and the United States of America with respect to any issue related with the NAFTA agreement. We also provide legal advice to our clients regarding any foreign trade commerce.
Our litigation department in highly qualified to carry our all constitutional challenge procedures for the proper defense of our clients’ rights in accordance with the Mexican Constitution.
We have a strong litigation practice in all commercial, civil and administrative litigations of our clients. We provide legal preventive advice to our clients, as well as, specific strategies to be followed during any litigation informing about the possible resolutions to be issued by Mexican Courts.
Obtaining and registering trademarks, commercial names and patents for our clients; structure and negotiate technical assistance to franchises, and drafting of required license, confidentiality and similar agreements to protect and regulate the use of confidential information of clients.