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Regulatory Laws to the Constitutional Reform in Telecommunications
July, 2014
Reforms and additions to several related laws thereto, which together make up the regulatory legislation of the Constitutional Reform in Telecommunications have been enacted.
 
July 28th, 2014.

Dear clients and friends,

On Monday July 14th, 2014, the President of the United Mexican States enacted the Federal Law on Telecommunications and Broadcasting; the Law of the Public Broadcasting System of the Mexican Government as well as other reforms and additions to several related laws thereto, which together make up the regulatory legislation of the Constitutional Reform in Telecommunications
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Antitrust Investigation of the Financial Sector in Mexico
July, 2014
Dear friends and clients, On January 16th, 2014, the Mexican Antitrust Commission (the "Commission") formally began an investigation regarding the Mexican financial sector (the "Investigation").

Dear friends and clients,

On January 16th, 2014, the Mexican Antitrust Commission (the "Commission") formally began an investigation regarding the Mexican financial sector (the "Investigation").
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Latin Lawyer - VWyS & Creel in Mexican leg of Enerflex-Axip deal
July, 2014
Enerflex, a Canadian company specialising in energy compression services, has received counsel from Von Wobeser y Sierra SC for the Mexican leg of its multinational, US$430 million asset buy from US counterpart Axip.
 
July 15th, 2014
Latin Lawyer -Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. hires former German ambassador in advisory role
July, 2014
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. hires former German ambassador in advisory role.
 
Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has hired the Former German Ambassador to Mexico, Edmund Duckwitz, as Of Counsel, where he will advise clients on economic relations with Europe.
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Latin Lawyer - Mexico telecoms overhaul poised for enactment
July, 2014
Mexico telecoms overhaul poised for enactment.
 
With Mexico’s telecoms bill having obtained the final stamp approval before enactment, lawyers are gearing up for demand from clients as they grapple with more stringent antitrust requirements and prepare for investment opportunities arising from upcoming bidding rounds and assets up for grabs as dominant players like América Móvil divest.
 
Fernando Carreño, of Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. in Mexico City, says the decision to break up América Móvil 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," he says.
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Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advised Enerflex in the strategic acquisition of international contract compression, processing and after-market services business for US$430 Million.
July, 2014
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advised Enerflex in the strategic acquisition of international contract compression, processing and after-market services business for US$430 Million.
 
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. advised Enerflex Ltd. in acquiring the international contract compression and processing business, as well as the after-market services business of Axip Energy Services, LP ("Axip") for US$430 million in cash, subject to certain purchase price adjustments ("Acquisition").
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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