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Global Practice Guide 2022: Investing in… 2022, Chambers and Partners
February, 2022

In this article published in the Investing in…2022 Global Practice Guide, our partners Luis Burgueño, Fernando Carreño, Montserrat Manzano and Patricia Kaim offer an extensive analysis about the following topics related to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico.

Von Wobeser y Sierra recognized as a Pro Bono Leading Light
February, 2022

Since its foundation our firm has had a pro bono culture. For more than 35 years, we have seen the benefit of pro bono work and how it brings positive impact to our communities, both at the social and the environmental levels.

The regularization of foreign vehicles illegally located in Mexico is “formalized”
January, 2022

On January 19, 2022, the “Decree promoting the regularization of used vehicles” was published in the Federal Official Gazette, which contains the guidelines and requirements for regularizing certain used vehicles from abroad whose legal stay in Mexico cannot be evidenced.

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The Energy Regulatory Commission issues the new Grid Code for the National Electric System
January, 2022

On January 1, 2022, Resolution RES/550/2021, which issued the new General Administrative Provisions issued by the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”), containing the criteria for efficiency, quality, reliability, continuity, safety and sustainability of the National Electric System: Grid Code”, (“New Grid Code”), came into effect. The New Grid Code is intended to update and replace the previous General Administrative Provisions contained in RES/151/2016 8 (“Old Grid Code”), so as of last January 1, the Old Grid Code was repealed.

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Fort Dearborn Company, Multi-Color Corporation merge to form world's largest label supplier.
January, 2022

Fort Dearborn Company and Multi-Color Corporation have merged. Now the combined company, with approximately $3 billion of annual revenue and an approximate valuation of $6 billion, serves many of the world’s most prominent brands across different categories. The law firm’s team advising CD&R on the multi-jurisdictional transaction comprised of our partners Alberto Córdoba and Luis Burgueño, with associate Eugenio Chinchillas.

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The Energy Regulatory Commission modifies the energy generation/supply schemes (Isolated Supply and Local Generation)
January, 2022

On December 31, 2021, the “Resolution modifying Resolution No. A/049/2017 of the Energy Regulatory Commission , which describes the criteria for the interpretation of the concept “own needs”, established in Article 22 of the Electricity Industry Law, and the general aspects applicable to the Isolated Supply activity ,” was published in the Federal Official Gazette (“Resolution”).

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Biden administration releases the firstever United States Strategy on Countering Corruption
December, 2021

On December 6, 2021, the Biden administration published the first-ever United States Strategy on Countering Corruption. This has as precedent June 3, 2021, President Biden’s National Security Study Memorandum-1 (NSSM-1) which established the fight against corruption as a “core national security interest of the United States.”

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New minimum wages as of January 1, 2022
December, 2021

Today the resolution of the Board of Representatives of the National Minimum Wage Commission (CONASAMI) that establishes the general minimum and professional wages that will be in force beginning on January 1, 2022, was published in the Official Federal Gazette.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra strengthens team and fullservice offering with new partners and counsel
December, 2021

• Von Wobeser y Sierra is promoting experts in the Corporate/M&A, Competition, Energy & Natural Resources, Arbitration, Litigation, Anti-corruption & Compliance, Environmental, Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, International Trade & Customs, and Tax practices in order to satisfy clients’ increasing needs in these areas.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. Best Places to Work LGBTQ+ 2022
December, 2021

We are proud to share with you that we received the recognition: “Best Places to Work LGBTQ+ 2022” By the Human Rights Campaign Foundation #HRCEquidadMX