In 2000, Mexico published its new Mexican Bankruptcy Law (MBL) , which substitutes the one that governed bankruptcy issues since 1943. This new law was drafted based on the model law issued by the United Nations Comission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and Mexico was the first country that adapted its law to such model.
The common law and civil law systems adopt contrasting approaches to the taking of evidence. The International Bar Association (IBA) Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration were developed to offer a neutral approach that would help to avoid the risk of cultural clashes between practitioners from different traditions.
Despite a legal tradition that has embraced alternative dispute resolution methods dating to the 17th century, Mexico has been somewhat slow to adapt to international commercial arbitration principles in its more recent history.
Mandatory tender offers in Mexico are primarily regulated by Articles 95 and following of the Securities Market Law and its corresponding general provisions, applicable to listed companies and other participants in the securities market and issues by the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV).
PLC Arbitration Multi-Jurisdictional monthly email, Mexico Supreme Court of Justice rules on public policy grounds to set aside award.
With 2012 having been the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Energy for all, we felt it was apt to look at just how successful the year has been in the Energy & Natural Resources sector.
Mexican tax laws have specific provisions regarding the merger of entities and the acquisition of shares or assets.
During the administration of President Felipe Calderón, a broad framework was set up to promote investment in renewable energy generation projects as part of Mexico´s infrastructure strategy.
The term, "mergers and acquisitions" involves several schemes of transaction (e.g, joint-venture, management buy-outs, takeovers and corporate reorganization) which often not only include the acquisition of a principal target company but may also affect one of the target´s subsidiaries.
The fragile nature of the economy has been a matter of constant worry for States, companies, individuals involved in commercial activities as well students and the general population at large.
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