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Federal Labor Law Reforms
December, 2012
On November 30th, 2012 a series of Federal Labor reforms were published in the Official Federal Gazette. The labor reform, which has been promoted as a tool for increasing the productivity of the country, was generally well received by the business and labor community, since it introduced novel legal concepts.

Federal Labor Law Reforms regarding "Subcontracting"

December 11th, 2012.

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Latin Lawyer - New Gold returns to familiar firms for US$500 million issuance
November, 2012
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. advised Canadian miner New Gold in a US $500 million senior notes issuance in the US market.
 
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Latin Lawyer - AB InBev/ Grupo Modelo approved in Mexico
November, 2012
Mexico´s Federal Competition Commission has unconditionally approved Anheuser- Busch InBev´s US acquisition of Grupo Modelo.
 
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Global Competition Review - AB InBev/ Grupo Modelo approved in Mexico
November, 2012
The deal sees AB InBev gain sole ownership of Grupo Modelo, of which it previously held a 50.35 per cent share.
 
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Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. participates in the ICC Seminar, “Controversial Financial Solutions”.
October, 2012
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. participates in the ICC Seminar, “Controversial Financial Solutions”.
 
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. is involved in the discussion regarding possible controversies that can occur in the financial system and how these problems may be resolved in an efficient manner by using alternative methods in their resolution.
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. participated in the workshop “Enhancing Global Cartel Enforcement, Building on Solid Foundations” of the ICN.
October, 2012
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. participated in the workshop “Enhancing Global Cartel Enforcement, Building on Solid Foundations” of the ICN.
 

Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. participated in the workshop, "Enhancing Global Cartel Enforcement, Building on Solid Foundations" of the International Competition Network (ICN).

Our Partner, Fernando Carreño, participated in the exclusive event which took place on October 2nd-4th 2012 in Panama City.

This is the IX event that is hosted ICN, which deals in antitrust topics. The main focus of discussion was based on the international strategies to investigate, prevent, detect and penalize monopolistic practices. Special guests were invited, including global advisers from non-governmental organizations as well as the best lawyers from prestigious law firms from around the world.

Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. recognized by Legal 500.
September, 2012
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. recognized by Legal 500.

Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. recognized by Chambers Latin America.
September, 2012
Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C. recognized by Chambers Latin America.
 

Global Arbitration Review - Von Wobeser in driver´s seat for Costa Rica claim
August, 2012
An ICSID tribunal chaired by Claus von Wobeser has begun hearing a US$350 million claim by a Spanish investor against Costa Rica over a concession to provide vehicle inspection services.
 
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Latin Lawyer - Eight firms in AB Inbev Grupo Modelo
July, 2012
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, and Mexican firms Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes S.C. and Von Wobeser y Sierra S.C.
 
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