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Mexican Supreme Court Recognizes Punitive Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

  August 17, 2017     By Osuna Gonzalez
On February 26 of 2014, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court issued a historic decision recognizing punitive damages as part of the...
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Why the UN's Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) Matters in Mexico

  August 17, 2017     By Osuna Gonzalez
It has been over twenty-five years since the United Nation’s Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG” or...

Trademark Registration in Mexico and the Madrid Protocol

Mexico is about to be part of the Madrid Protocol, however there are different sectors do not agree with the incorporation of Mexico within this...

Real Estate Transactions in Mexico in a Nutshell

The Mexican Constitution expressly forbids the direct acquisition of real estate by foreign individuals or foreign entities in the so-called...

A Few Keynotes on Mexican Labor Law

Enacted on May 1, 1970, the Mexican Labor Act (the “MLA”) governs all labor relations in Mexico falling under the scope of article 123, section...

Implication of New Regulations over Class Actions in Mexico

A new federal law aggregates “class actions” to our Mexican legal system. Said law will come into force on March 1st 2012.

Legislative Update - International Conference on Climate Change: COP16 and CMP6

In accordance with assessments carried out by the United Nations Organization, the industrialization processes initiated more than a century and...

Scam Warning for Americans Living in Mexico

With remaining unstable economies in both the U.S. and Mexico, particularly now approaching the holiday season, scam artists are up and on the...

Relevant Aspects about Distribution Contracts Prepared in the USA and Executed in Mexico

By definition, most of the Distribution Contracts signed between US distributors and Mexican growers, involve 2 different applicable laws and...


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