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Latin Lawyer – The mystery of our profession
July, 2014
The mystery of our profession. Claus von Wobeser gives his opinion.
 
Personality may be the greatest determinant in becoming a successful rainmaker, but the ways in which that manifests itself can shed some light on what makes them stand out from the crowd.  Founding Partner, Claus von Wobeser gives his opinion.
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IFLR 1000 – Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advises Germany´s BMW on $ 1 billion investment
July, 2014
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advises Germany´s BMW on $ 1 billion investment.
 
Mexico City based Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has advised Germany´s BMW in the negotiation and execution of an investment agreement with the Mexican State of San Luis Potosí.
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Global Competition Review - America Movil to slim down in anticipation of law changes
July, 2014
America Movil to slim down in anticipation of law changes.
 
Mexico’s telecoms industry is braced for a significant change after America Movil decided this week to break up its phone business in Mexico rather than face potentially crippling divestitures under new competition rules.
 
Fernando Carreño, of Von Wobeser y Sierra in Mexico City, says the decision to break up America Movil is understandable, if not expected.  "The IFT now has such important powers to appoint 'prevailing economic agents' and this has a great impact on the development and management of the activities of these companies," Carreño says.
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Latin Lawyer - Von Wobeser unveils US$1 billion BMW factory in Mexico
July, 2014
Von Wobeser unveils US$1 billion BMW factory in Mexico.
 
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has helped German car manufacturer BMW invest US$1 billion in a car plant in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosí as part of a bid to expand the company’s presence in the Americas.
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Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. incorporates Dr. Edmund Duckwitz, Former German Ambassador to Mexico to its team
July, 2014
As of July 2014 the Former Ambassador will be collaborating with Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. and working closely with the Firm´s Mexican and foreign clients including German, European and American among others.
 
July 8th, 2014. 
 
Mexican law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. is proud to announce that as part of its successful expansion it has incorporated Former German Ambassador to Mexico, Dr. Edmund Duckwitz to its team as Of Counsel.  As of July 2014 the Former Ambassador will be collaborating with Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. and working closely with the Firm´s Mexican and foreign clients including German, European and American among others. Von Wobeser y Sierra´s new appointment of Dr. Duckwitz is part of a strategic plan which complements the sound and prosperous growth that the Firm has had in the past couple of years.
 
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Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advises BMW in USD $ 1 billion investment in Mexico
July, 2014

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advised BMW AG in the negotiation and execution of an investment agreement with the State of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The Firm is currently, advising the implementation of the investment (value more than USD $ 1 billion). Lead Counsel & Partner, Rupert Hüttler. Other Partners involved include: Javier Lizardi (Labor), Fernando Moreno (Tax), Edmond Grieger (Environment & Real Estate). Associates involved include: Adolfo Salame (Corporate), Rodolfo Trampe (Labor).

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. participated in conference coordinated by ALARB & ICC-Mexico
June, 2014

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. participated in the conference, “Evolution and practice of International Arbitration in Latin America” the 1st Conference of Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) which was organized in conjunction with the International Chamber of Commerce – Mexico (ICC-Mexico). The event took place in Mexico City on June 17th 2014 at the Hotel Four Seasons and was headed by Claus von Wobeser, Co-Chair of the conference.

Partner, Andrés Nieto is appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law
June, 2014

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. is proud to announce that Andrés Nieto has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) in the Section of International Law.

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. wins Global Awards 2014: Arbitration Mexican Law Firm of 2014
June, 2014
Law firm ranking agencies confirm that Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. (VWyS) is the leading firm for dispute resolution services in Mexico and one of the most prominent in the field in the Latin American region. The dispute resolution practice group of the firm is co-headed by Claus von Wobeser, and two recently appointed partners, Adrian Magallanes and Diego Sierra who lead a team of 15 attorneys, all graduates with honors from the top law schools in Mexico, U.S. and Europe.

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Latin Lawyer - Von Wobeser steers Palladium Mexico acquisition
June, 2014
Von Wobeser steers Palladium Mexico acquisition.
 
Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has helped New York private equity firm Palladium Equity Partners with the Mexican leg of its acquisition of a Canadian oilfield services company that operates in Latin America.
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