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Latin Lawyer: Panama Papers leak sparks Mexican investigation – Fernando Carreño
June, 2016

Mexico’s competition authority is re-examining a major pharmaceutical merger, after the Panama Papers revealed the purchase had allegedly been funded by the wife of the owner of its biggest rival.

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Global Competition Review (GCR): Panama Papers leak sparks Mexican investigation – Fernando Carreño
June, 2016

Mexico’s competition authority is re-examining a major pharmaceutical merger, after the Panama Papers revealed the purchase had allegedly been funded by the wife of the owner of its biggest rival.

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Latin Lawyer: Mexico Passes “Crazy” transparency law – Adrián Magallanes
June, 2016

A last-minute amendment to Mexican anti-corruption legislation that will place onerous disclosure obligations on all government contractors is both impractical and amounts to an invasion of employee privacy, lawyers say

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Global Investigations Review (GIR): Mexico Passes “Crazy” transparency law – Adrián Magallanes
June, 2016

A last-minute amendment to Mexican anti-corruption legislation that will place onerous disclosure obligations on all government contractors is both impractical and amounts to an invasion of employee privacy, lawyers say

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Global Arbitration Review (GAR) – Modelo takes Crown in beer dispute.
June, 2016

Mexican brewery Grupo Modelo has won an ICC arbitration with Guatemalan partners who sold imitation Corona beers in the US and Australia – but failed to secure moral damages for alleged harm caused to the brand. Modelo was represented by Von Wobeser & Sierra.

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Ruling on calculation of back wages
June, 2016

June 17 th , 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

As you are aware, following the labor reform of November 2012, the calculation of back wages (wages generated from the date of dismissal of an employee until the date on which the judgment is enforced, including all those generated during the trial) was limited, establishing that they would be paid up to a period of twelve months, and after that period 2% interest would be generated on the basis of fifteen months of wages capitalized at the time of the payment. In this respect uncertainty was generated since the manner in which the mentioned interest should be calculated was not clear, nor what the concept "capitalized" referred to.

Luis Burgueño, Edmond Grieger, Rodolfo Trampe, Gloria Martínez, Laura Maldonado, Ariel Garfio, Alix Trimmer – Latin Lawyer: Coca Cola buys Unilever´s soy drinks business
June, 2016

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped The Coca-Cola Company and its largest bottler Coca-Cola Femsa buy Unilever’s soy-based beverage business for US$575 million.

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Modifications to the Model Contract and Legal Basis of the Bidding Process for deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico
June, 2016

June 9 th , 2016.

Dear clients and friends,

This past 16 th  of May, following the Fourth Bidding Process of Round One (Proceso Licitatorio de la Cuarta Convocatoria de la Ronda Uno) regarding deep water contracting blocks, the National Hydrocarbons Commission ("Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos" – CNH) published in a press release various modifications to the Bidding Process and Standard Licensing Contract, individually and in consortium.

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Von Wobeser, Aziz & Kaye and Chévez Ruiz sign advertising sale
June, 2016

Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped Japanese public relations company Dentsu Aegis Network buy Mexican advertising agency Arrechedera y Claverol (AC).

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Latin Lawyer – Andrés Nieto, Edmond Grieger, Rodolfo Trampe, Alberto Córdoba, Alix Trimmer and Roberto Flores - Paul Weiss and Von Wobeser sign electricals acquisition.
June, 2016

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, LLP and Von Wobeser y Sierra SC have helped US investor KPS Capital Partners buy electrical components manufacturer Whitepath Fab Tech

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