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GCR-Global Competition Review -Turf wars: the threat of stand-offs between Mexico’s competition enforcers
August, 2016

When overhauling the country’s antitrust enforcement in 2013, the Mexican legislature made the unusual decision to take away thecompetition agency’s jurisdiction over the telecommunications sector – a move that many Mexican competition lawyers still question and criticise, but enforcers praise.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra recognized in Trust LawIndex of Pro Bono 2016
August, 2016

August 12, 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

Von Wobeser y Sierra is honored to announce that it has been recognized once again on an international level by Thomson Reuters for its solid commitment to Pro Bono work, via its TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono 2016 Report. This is its third investigation that has been conducted since 2014.

The Trust Law Index Pro Bono initiative seeks to identify Pro Bono global tendencies as well as to recognize law firms that are contributing in this field. The 2016 investigation took into consideration the information of 75 countries and 134 law firms.

Thomson Reuters Foundation – Andrés Nieto - Pro Bono in Mexico
August, 2016

Von Wobeser & Sierra, has developed an institutional mechanism to improve, manage, and regularly report the pro bono work we do to various pro bono foundations.

Through this institutional process we are able to select clients according to our lawyers´ capabilities, areas of expertise, and clients’ needs.

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Andrés Nieto – Global Pound Conference: Shaping the future of dispute resolution and improving access to justice - August 25, 2016
August, 2016

Andrés Nieto, Partner of Von Wobeser & Sierra, S.C., will participate as moderator at the Global Pound Conference event which will be held at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He will be moderator in the 4th panel “Actions to undertake - What can be done and by whom promote a better access to the justice?”

Adrián Magallanes – Global Pound Conference: Shaping the future of dispute resolution and improving access to justice - August 25, 2016
August, 2016

Adrián Magallanes, Partner of Von Wobeser & Sierra, S.C., will be participated as panelist at Global Pound Conference event in Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. He will be speaker in the panel 4 “Actions to undertake - what can be done and by whom promote a better access to the justice?”

Von Wobeser y Sierra participates in LatinAmerica Corruption Survey 2016
August, 2016

August 8 th , 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

Von Wobeser y Sierra has the honor of sharing the results of the Latin America Corruption Survey 2016 developed in partnership with Miller & Chevalier, as well as with other top notch Latin American legal firms representing 19 different countries within the region.

The National Hydrocarbons Commission issued the call and the rules for the first bidding of Round 2
August, 2016

August 2nd , 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

On July 20th, 2016 the National Hydrocarbons Commission published in the Federal Official Gazette the call and rules by which the first bidding procedure for Round 2 begins. This bidding process is intended to award production-sharing contracts for the exploration and production of hydrocarbonsin shallow waters located within the oil provinces of Tampico-Misantla, Veracruz and Southeastern Basins in the Gulf of Mexico. The bidding comprises 15 contractual areas or blocks, including some blocks which were not awarded in the first and second bidding procedures of Round 1, where production-sharing contracts were previously awarded

Communication regarding Mexican Data Privacy Protection
July, 2016

Changes in monitoring and compliance assessment of the FAPPDPI.

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Mexico's New Anti-corruption Paradigm
July, 2016

We bid you to join us in reviewing "Mexico's New Anti-corruption Paradigm".

Mexican Congress Issues Secondary Anticorruption Regulations
June, 2016

Congress approved complementary laws to the National Anti-corruption System.

June 24th, 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

On May 27th, 2015 the constitutional reform for combating corruption was published. This reform created the National Anticorruption System (Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción) (SNA) as a coordinating body among the authorities of all the levels of government for the prevention, detection and sanctioning of corrupt acts. Within a year after the publication of the constitutional reform, the Mexican Congress was required to issue the secondary laws regulating the SNA.

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