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Latin Lawyer - Leading Lights: Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. Latin American Pro Bono Leader
December, 2016

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. is honored to inform its clients and friends that it has been recognized as one of the leading Top 55 firms in Latin America by The Vance Center and Latin Lawyer for its strong commitment to Pro Bono.

Who´s Who Legal recognizes Future Leaders 2017. These are Partners and Non- Partners aged 45 or under who are considered to be the future leaders of the international arbitration.
December, 2016

We are honored to announce that the new publication of Who´s Who Legal, Arbitration – Future Leaders, launched in November 2016 has recognized our Partner, Adrián Magallanes as well as our Of Counsel, Alexandra von Wobeser and Senior Associate, Montserrat Manzano for their expertise in the field of arbitration. Those listed have been flagged up as having the skills to lead the practice of arbitration into the future.

Adrián Magallanes, Rodrigo Barradas - Global Arbitration Review (GAR) – Enforcement 2016 Mexico.
December, 2016

Reference Guide Mexico, Enforcement 2016 Mexico: Applicable procedural law for recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Peña Nieto proposes that Head of the Attorney General's Office be appointed by Senate
December, 2016

On February 10 th , 2014 was published in the Federal Official Gazette the constitutional amendment in political-electoral matters that determined the transformation of the Procuraduría General de la República into the Fiscalía General de la República. This amendment granted constitutional autonomy to the Fiscalía General de la República, eliminating its dependence on the Federal Executive.

Fernando Carreño, Edmond Grieger, Luis Miguel Jiménez, Rodolfo Trampe, Pablo Saez Williams, Paloma Alcántara y Manuel Martínez - Latin Lawyer:  Global Arbitration Review Constellation snaps up more Modelo assets
November, 2016

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC have helped Grupo Modelo, a subsidiary of Belgium beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev, sell a brewery in northwestern Mexico to Constellation Brands for US$600 million.

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Potential withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement
November, 2016

One of the principal losers in the recent presidential election in the United States of America (U.S.) was undoubtedly the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Its economic benefits minimized or overlooked and its imperfections and unfulfilled promises exaggerated, it was subject to a successful but very unfair demonization.

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IBA Judicial Integrity Initiative: judicial anti-corruption compact
November, 2016

Dear Clients and Friends, As part of the Judicial Integrity Initiative launched by the International Bar Association (“IBA”) President David. W. Rivkin, Von Wobeser & Sierra, S.C. (“VWYS”) has the honor to share with you that its partners, associates and clerks have, individually, signed the IBA Judicial Anti-Corruption Compact. By signing to this Anti-Corruption Compact, VWYS ratifies its commitment in fighting corruption.We are one of the first law firms in Mexico to assume an institutional commitment to the Judicial Anti-Corruption Compact and we have done so with the intention to affiliate ourselves with this change in favor of a legal culture more driven towards integrity in the practice of our profession.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra’s Attorneys Sign the IBA Anticorruption Compact
October, 2016

The Mexican Supreme Court Chief Justice, together with the IBA President and the Presidents of the three main Mexican Bar Associations, all signed the Anticorruption Compact in a ceremony hosted by the Mexican Chief Justice at the Mexican Supreme Court.

Luis Burgueño, Gloria Martínez, Alberto Córdoba, Jorge Díaz y Marisol Márquez - LexLatin: San Benedetto sold shares in JV with Grupo Peñafiel
October, 2016

In Mexico, Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A. sold the shares that it held in two mexican subsidiaries that are part of a joint venture created by the company and Grupo Peñafiel, Pañafiel Aguas Minerales S.A. de C.V. for a confidential amount.

The transaction concluded September 15th, San Benedetto was represented in Mexico by the law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C.

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Arbitral Women in Latin America: Mexico City
October, 2016

Arbitral Women and Von Wobeser & Sierra are delighted to inform you that we will be holding an evening of SpeedNet in Mexico City on January 26th, 2017 which is the first of its kind in Latin America. In conjunction with Arbitral Women, Montserrat Manzano (Senior Associate of VWyS) will be hosting the event. Additional details are available at the Arbitral Women page or you can download our invitation here.

For more information, please contact:

Montserrat Manzano, senior associate: +52 55 5258 1000, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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