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Suspension of time periods and legal terms of the Tax Administration Service
May, 2020

On May 4, 2020, the sixth advance version of the First Resolution of Modifications to the Tax Omnibus Bill for 2020 (“First Resolution of Modifications”) was released on the webpage of the Tax Administration Service (“SAT”).

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Update: Second extension of the suspension of time periods for the National Hydrocarbons Commission
May, 2020

Today, the “Ruling modifying the ruling that declares the suspension of the time periods in proceedings carried out before the National Hydrocarbons Commission (“CNH”)” (the “Ruling”), was published in the Official Federal Gazette (“DOF”).

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Update: Suspension of legal terms for the SEMARNAT and enabling of business days and hours for the ASEA
May, 2020

On April 30, 2020 the Federal Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (“SEMARNAT”) published in the Official Federal Gazette the “Ruling indicating the days that will be considered as non-business days for administrative acts and procedures filed before the Federal Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources and its administrativedecentralized agencies, with exceptions for the indicated procedures and acts” (“Ruling”).

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Criteria for qualifying COVID-19 as an occupational illness
May, 2020

Recently, the Mexican Social Security Institute issued criteria for determining in what cases infection with Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) should be considered an occupational illness.

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Extension of the suspension in the activities and terms of the Mexican Copyright Institute
May, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 contingency, on May 1, 2020, it was published on the official website of the Mexican Copyright Institute (INDAutor) the official communication by means of which the suspension of activities and terms that ran from March 26 to April 30, 2020 has been extended. Therefore, according with this official communication, INDAutor will remain closed and the deadlines will remain suspended until May 29, 2020.

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Extension of the suspension in the activities and terms of the Federal Court of Administrative Justice
April, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 contingency, on April 28, 2020 the official communication SS/12/2020, issued by the Plenary of the Superior Chamber of the Federal Court of Administrative Justice (TFJA), was published on the official website of that Court, extending the initial suspension of activities and terms that ran from March 18 to May 05, 2020 until May 29, 2020.

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Update: Suspension of legal terms and deadlines for the Federal Ministry of Energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Mexican Energy Control Center
April, 2020

Today, the following rulings related with administrative authorities of the energy sector, were published in the Federal Official Gazette:

(i) Federal Ministry of Energy (“SENER”). “Ruling that modifies the former establishing the suspension of deadlines and legal terms in the Federal Ministry of Energy, as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic” (“ SENER Ruling”).

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Surviving COVID-19 A Guide for Directors and Corporate Managers
April, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 -or coronavirus, as it is commonly referred to- has brought drastic changes to the world economy, and the full scope of its effects cannot yet be calculated. In the midst of this unprecedented crisis, companies must make significant and difficult choices, including suspending their operations, closing some of their facilities, or staying open for business, should they carry out activities considered essential or of strategic importance in order to face the pandemic; terminating relationships with vendors; being unable to meet previously undertaken orders… a whole host of scenarios considered unimaginable up until a few months ago.

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Third extension of the suspension in the activities of the Mexican Antitrust Commission and its procedures
April, 2020

The Board of the Commission in its session held on April 27, decided that the initial (March 23 to April 17) and the second (April 20 to April 30) suspension of terms will be extended. In this regard and effective as of May 6, all times and terms will be suspended until May 29, 2020, excepting those related to merger control procedures and the issuance of opinions or decisions in the granting of licenses, concessions, permits and similar procedures.

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The CJF considers commercial insolvency injunctions as “urgent matters”
April, 2020

On April 27, 2020, the Plenary of the Federal Judiciary Council (“CJF”) issued the General Agreement 8/2020 (“Agreement 8/2020”) regarding the work structure that will be adopted by the Federal Judiciary during the period from May 6 to 31, 2020.

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