The corporate practice advises and implements legal strategies for the proper incorporation, management, M&As, conversion, dissolution and liquidation of companies, as well as the advisory for business planning and solution of commercial contingencies, mainly focused on multinational companies.
Comprehensive advisory regarding financial and banking matters, including financing structures, trusts and closing of operations; refinancing and complex banking projects, financial leases, loans and international operations.
We offer and provide our leadership, expertise and close contact with local and federal tax authorities in order to expedite the proceedings and to obtain a quick return of different taxes, as well as any other proceedings that a company as a result of legal provisions is obliged to execute regarding Tax and Customs matters. Advisory in the filing of specialized administrative and tax proceeding (such as Importers Registry of the Tax Administration Service, application of Decrees or tax exemptions and benefits, etc.). Comprehensive assessment in Foreign Trade (Import and Export of products). Advisory and litigation of proceedings before Instituto del Fondo Nacional para la Vivienda de los Trabajadores (INFONAVIT) and del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS). Similarly, the advisory of audits regarding taxes which are performed by the Tax Administration Service (SAT) and local tax authorities and the eventual litigation against these resolutions through the proper proceedings such as Revocation Trial, Administrative Contentious Trial as well as Amparo Trials against Tax Laws and related actions.
Our purpose is to assist you in the compliance of current administrative regulations, providing specialized advisory in all types of legal proceeding before local and federal authorities (such as land use, construction permits, among others). We represent our clients in hearings and procedures as a result of the requirement of local, state and federal administrative authorities; we also provide our legal advice and representation for administrative proceeding regarding Public Tenders for local, state and federal authorities. Likewise, we provide legal defense in administrative procedures of sanctions revocation of licenses, permits and authorizations, and in general any administrative action executed by the government, which may affect your interests.
Our immigration practice acknowledges the importance of having key foreign executives in Mexico. As a result, our commitment is to provide a comprehensive immigration legal advice, which includes strategies and solutions for each case in order to obtain visitors and residents visas; temporary and permanent residences as well as the Mexican nationality.
We have the technical and professional resources in order to represent our clients, from the collection of all types of debts to the most complex litigation and arbitration cases; including family and inheritance law, before state or federal courts and before entities such as the International Chamber of Commerce, among others.
We advise and represent our clients in corporate criminal law on corporate crimes and crimes committed against our client´s property.
We have the expertise and the experience to obtain and register trademarks, trade names, patents, copyrights and licenses. Furthermore, we represent our clients on disputes and oppositions of intellectual property matters. We provide advisory in the structure and negotiation of technical assistance agreements, franchises, and the protection and defense of confidential information. We defend our client´s rights before administrative authorities and courts.
We provide advice and representation for companies and individuals in all kinds of labor matters, such as consulting and labor audits, termination of the labor relationships, benefits, hiring, collective bargaining agreements, union negotiations, labor litigation and criminal trials involving labor procedural crimes. Likewise, we have broad experience in planning, drafting and implementing of plans, benefits, internal work-shop rules and employer substitution in order for companies to handle in a more efficient manner their labor relationships, we offer advice in regards to the requirements established by the Federal Labor Law especially the related to the security and health in the workplace.
Finally, we have active involvement before the Labor Boards offering representation in litigation for our clients in individual and collective affairs.
Together with environmental and construction advisors, we analyze and reduce the risks and costs in real estate transactions related with the acquisition, transfer and lease of real estate properties. The aforementioned, is applicable to the general legal aspects and environmental regarding the purchase, assignment, financing and development of real estate commercial and residential projects.
In order to harmonize the activities in general and in particular the industrial activities with the environment preservation and the compliance of the Environmental Mexican Law, we provide specialized technical advice, from the birth of the project to its development, including the coordination for the startup of new projects, as well as the assessment of existent projects. We handle aspects including Environmental Impact, Operating Licenses, Hazardous Waste, Environmental Litigation, and Environmental Audits. Additionally, we are involved in energy projects, including the renewable energies, oil & gas.
We provide advice in order to obtain mining concessions, tax payments and in filing work reports, amongst other activities related to the mining industry. We represent national and foreign companies in the negotiation and structuring of joint ventures for the mining exploitation. As well as option to purchase agreements for the exploration, exploitation and assignment of mining concessions, transfer of exploration and exploitation rights, Public Mining Registry processes, consulting regarding explosives procedures before the Ministry of Defense and due diligence in general practices such as corporate, tax, labor and litigation, among other, for the mining sector industries.
Our attorneys specialized in the foreign trade provide consulting about the regulation of international agreements. In particular we have professional advisors who are up to date with the latest Foreign Trade Agreements, as well as any issue regarding the IMMEX Program for the Promotion of Manufacturing, Maquiladora and Export Services Industry, in the import/export processes and certificates of origin, dumping, amongst others.
In the customs, we provide advice in several services such as risk assessment, administrative processes, litigation and filings before the importers/exporters registry, as well as other special incentives governmental programs.
In today’s corporate, competitive environment which includes high turnover rates, attorneys with broad experience, creative and specialization are required to design and assist in maintaining labor benefits and compensation programs in order to create stronger relationship with their most valuable employees and with the future employees.
We provide advice in the comprehensive planning of topics related with Social Security (IMSS, INFONAVIT, AFOREs) amongst others, as well as for the establishment of the representation of companies against authorities if required.
Our corporate practice area has specialized lawyers with over 20 years of experience at consultancy, attainment, filing, procurement and securing general permits, as well as ordinary and extraordinary permits in order to obtain, store, consume or sale of gunpowder, explosives, fireworks and chemical substances regulated by the Mexican legislation.
The abovementioned, for individuals or companies who engage in industrial, manufacturing and mining activities, in order to guarantee their effective legal compliance to the provisions foreseen by the applicable laws.