September 28, 2017
Draft Guidelines for Advertising Permits for Alcoholic Beverages.
Draft guidelines for the analysis and assessment on advertising permits for alcoholic beverages. Mexico City, September 2017. On September 18, 2017, the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement (COFEMER, by its Spanish acronym) initiated a review of the draft containing the Guidelines for the analysis and assessment on advertising permits for alcoholic beverages (the “Guidelines”), […]
September 27, 2017
Geographical Indications belonging to the European Union, in Mexico
Interested persons may present observations and objections related to the protection of Geographical Indications pertaining to the European Union, in Mexico. […]
August 29, 2017
Empresas ICA Files Request for Bankruptcy with pre-pack Restructuring Plan.
August 29, 2017 On August 25th 2017, Empresas ICA filed for bankruptcy protection (concurso mercantil) with a pre-packaged restructuring plan that is supported by the majority of the company’s creditors, the Mexican construction company has said. According to the announcement, released late on August 25, ICA’s subsidiaries (Icaten, Cicasa, Conoisa and Conevisa) will continue operating […]
August 2, 2017
Private parties and the new anti-corruption legal framework
August 2, 2017 On July 19th, 2017, the General Law of Administrative Responsibilities entered into force in Mexico. In this regard, confusing information has been circulated about the obligations of private parties vis-à-vis such Law. Firstly, it must be emphasized that this Law, by itself, did not establish any special obligations for individuals. However, it […]
June 15, 2017
Increase in industrial sector energy prices
Increase in industrial sector energy prices On May 31st, 2017, the Press Bulletin CFE-BP-20/17vf was published in the Federal Electricity Commission (“CFE”) website, which informed of, among other things, that “THE ELECTRICITY RATES FOR THE HIGH-CONSUMPTION DOMESTIC SECTOR AND THOSE APPLICABLE FOR A SEGMENT OF COMMERCIAL CLIENTS REGISTER REDUCTIONS DURING JUNE OF 2017.” […]