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Amendments to the Bidding Guidelines and the Model Contract of the Third Invitation to bid of round one
November, 2015
The amendments to the bidding guidelines are numerous. Please read this newsletter to find those we deem most relevant or important.

November 13th, 2015.

Dear clients and friends, 

In this newsletter we want to present to you some of the latest amendments to the bidding guidelines and license agreement relevant to the upcoming terrestrial bids of 15th December.

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Von Wobeser y Sierra at USMBA Annual Conference 2015: Energizing the US-Mexico
October, 2015
Von Wobeser y Sierra´s Partner Luis Miguel Jiménez will be moderator at the USMBA Annual Conference 2015, “Energizing the US-Mexico Region” which will take place on November 4th – 6th 2015 at the St. Regis Hotel Houston, Texas.

For additional information and to register for the conference please register at http://usmexicobar.org
 
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New investment instruments in energy and infrastructure projects: Fibras E
October, 2015
The implementation of these types of instruments seeks to create a legal framework that grants certain tax benefits in order to promote investment not only in the real estate sector, but also in the energy and infrastructure sector.
 
October 21st, 2015.
 
Dear clients and friends,

During his third government report, President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the implementation of a new investment instrument for the development of energy and infrastructure projects which he called "Fibra E".
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GIR 100 Selected firm 2015
September, 2015
VWYS was been ranked as one of the top GIR 100 firms for 2015.
 

 

The Legal 500 Latin America
September, 2015
VWYS was been ranked as Top Tier by Legal 500 Latam.
 

 

Chambers Latin America 2016
September, 2015
VWYS was been ranked top firm by Chambers Latin America.

 

Homologation of the minimum wage throughout the country
September, 2015
This past September 17th, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare made a written request to the President of the National Minimum Wages Commission (Comisión Nacional de los Salarios Mínimos) (CONASAMI), to review the minimum wages according to the proposal sent by the President of the Labor Congress, the Secretary General of the Confederation of Workers of Mexico and the Workers’ Representatives before the CONASAMI.
 
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For additional information, contact our experts:

Javier Lizardi, Partner:
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Rodolfo Trampe, Associate:
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Alix Trimmer, Associate:
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Fernando de Buen, Associate:
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Executive actions of the Ministry of Public Administration in the fight against corruption
September, 2015
The MPA published in the Official Journal of the Federation, two executive orders through which it issued tools for fight against corruption.

September 28th 2015.

Dear clients and friends,

On August 20, 2015, the Ministry of Public Administration ("MPA") published in the Official Journal of the Federation, two executive orders through which it issued various executive actions in the fight against corruption, including the following:
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Round One – Relevant Legal Aspects
September, 2015
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 at the Club de Industriales in the Marriott Hotel, Mexico City

 

Round One - Relevant Legal Aspects

PROGRAM

 

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Club de Industriales

Marriott Hotel, Mexico City

 

Registry

18:00 - 18:30 hrs. 

Modifications to the bidding rules and the model contract of the Bid No. CNH-R01-L02/2015
August, 2015
Summary of the changes to the bidding rules for the second tender of Round One.

August, 6th , 2015.

Dear clients and friends,

On August 4th, 2015 an extraordinary meeting of the commissioners of the CNH was held in which they have agreed to make certain changes in the bidding rules for the second tender of Round One for shallow waters (Bid No. CNH-R01-L02/2015). These changes have been implemented to bring greater interest and investment, taking into account primarily two aspects: (i) the current economic situation affecting the oil and gas sector; and (ii) the disappointing results of the first tender for shallow water exploration projects in this Round One.
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