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Modalidad de Teletrabajo vs. la modalidad Híbrida: Todo lo que Necesitas Saber

A raíz de la pandemia por COVID-19 se observó la necesidad de adecuar los modos por los cuales los trabajadores pueden prestar sus servicios. En ese sentido, la implementación de esquemas como el teletrabajo, también conocido como “home office”, se volvió más común. ¿Pero qué implicaciones tiene realmente? ¡Aquí te lo explicamos de manera sencilla! …

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Iberian law firm Pérez-Llorca and Mexican law firm González Calvillo agree to merge

Pérez-Llorca and González Calvillo have announced today the signing of of a merger agreement, which means the entry of Pérez-Llorca into the Mexican market and it is the first merger between two leading firms in the Iberian Peninsula and Mexico. Pérez-Llorca, a leading law firm in the Iberian Peninsula, and the elite Mexican law firm …

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Fintech 2024: Trends and Developments

Our partners José Ignacio Rivero and Bernardo Reyes Retana, along with our senior associate Jacinto Ávalos, have curated an insightful Fintech guide published by Chambers and Partners. As Mexico’s fintech sector rapidly evolves, technology remains at the forefront, catalyzing transformative shifts and innovations. In our latest guide, we delve into the forefront of these changes, …

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GC ALERT | Amendment to Electronic Negotiable Instruments

Gonzalez Calvillo, April 5th, 2024 – On March 26th, 2024, the decree by which several provisions of the General Law of Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions (Ley General de Títulos y Operaciones de Crédito) and the General Law of Credit Organizations and Auxiliary Activities (Ley General de Organizaciones y Actividades Auxiliares del Crédito) were amended, …

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GONZALEZ CALVILLO AND IASE® FORGE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY IN MEXICO

March 21st, 2024 – (Mexico City/Monterrey). Gonzalez Calvillo (“GC”), a leading Mexican firm, and the Mexican branch of the International Association for Sustainable Economy (“IASE® Mexico”) announce a groundbreaking alliance that marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of a sustainable and environmentally responsible economy in Mexico. The partnership between IASE® Mexico and GC is …

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GC acted as counsel to Banco Bradesco in the acquisition of Ictineo Plataforma, S.A. de C.V., S.F.P.

Gonzalez Calvillo, March 5th, 2024 – We acted as counsel to Banco Bradesco (the second largest bank in Latin America), through its subsidiary Bradescard México, S. de R.L., in the acquisition of the regulated financial entity (SOFIPO) supervised by the Banking and Securities National Commission (CNBV), Ictineo Plataforma, S.A. de C.V., S.F.P. This transaction was …

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Implicaciones legales al utilizar ChatGPT

Autor: Alberto Pliego Beguerisse. Las respuestas a las preguntas que se hacen en este artículo han sido hechas por la herramienta de OpenAI para adentrarnos aún más en el tema, ChatGPT nos dio sus impresiones respecto a la posible violación de derechos de propiedad intelectual que existen al usarla como herramienta. Las respuestas que ha …

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GC ALERT | CRE issues new regulation for Cross-ownership authorization meddling with COFECE’s mandate

Gonzalez Calvillo, February 29th, 2024 – On February 27, 2024, the Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) issued new regulations regarding the cross-ownership authorization required under Article 83 of the Hydrocarbons Law (the “Cross-Ownership Regulations”). The authorization is designed to allow antitrust and energy regulators to analyze the effects on the market and impose ex ante …

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 GC acted as legal counsel to Aerocharter and its shareholders, in the sale of a majority stake, to PrimeFlight Aviation Services

Gonzalez Calvillo, February 24th, 2024 – We acted as legal counsel to Aerocharter – a leading Mexican company in the aviation services industry with more than 45 years in the market – and its shareholders, in the sale of a majority stake, to PrimeFlight Aviation Services – a portfolio company of The Sterling Group and …

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Gonzalez Calvillo celebrates remarkable accolades in Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2024

Mexico City, February 15th, 2024 – Gonzalez Calvillo, a leading name in the legal industry, is thrilled to announce its recognition in the Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2024. The firm’s exceptional performance across various practice areas is a testament to its unwavering dedication to providing top-tier legal services. This recognition reflects the firm’s deep …

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GC Alert | Mexican Supreme Court approves ruling against the Electric Industry Law with general effects.

Gonzalez Calvillo, Febrero 2024 – Following our September 2023 alert (visit here),  on January 31, 2024, the Second Section of the Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (“SCJ“), approved a draft ruling of an amparo appeal  issued by Justice Alberto Pérez Dayán, which declared the unconstitutionality of certain provisions of the amendments to the Ley de la Industria …

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See You in Mexico! Gonzalez Calvillo Sponsors IBA Mexico 2024

Gonzalez Calvillo is delighted to extend a cordial invitation to esteemed legal professionals and industry leaders to join us at the highly anticipated IBA MEXICO 2024 annual conference. As a leading law firm in Mexico, we are thrilled to announce our sponsorship of this esteemed event, set to take place at Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City from …

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GC acted as legal counsel to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), and a group of commercial banks

Gonzalez Calvillo, January 22th, 2024 – We acted as legal counsel to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), and a group of commercial banks in connection with a senior secured term loan facility extended to Gasoducto de Zapotlanejo, S. de R.L. de C.V. (GAZA), an affiliate of Grupo SIMSA and owner of a natural gas transportation pipeline …

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GC Alert | Reform to the Mexican Securities Market Law and the Mexican Investment Funds Law

On December 28, 2023, the decree by means of which several provisions of the Mexican Securities Market Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores) and the Mexican Investment Funds Law (Ley de Fondos de Inversión) were amended, supplemented and repealed (the “Amendment”), was published in the Mexican Federal Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación). Gonzalez …

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Gonzalez Calvillo has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal Mexico 2024

January 5th, 2024 – Gonzalez Calvillo celebrates its latest achievement, securing a distinguished spot in the Who’s Who Legal Mexico 2024 ranking. WWL Global Elite Thought Leader Partner WWL Thought Leaders Partners WWL Recommended Partners Counsel This achievement reflects Gonzalez Calvillo’s unwavering commitment to excellence and delivering top-quality legal services to our clients. We extend our …

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Year in review: Mergers & Acquisitions in Mexico

Our Partners, Jorge Cervantes and José Ignacio Rivero, in collaboration with Associate Jacinto Avalos, contributed significantly to the development of the Year in Review: Mergers & Acquisitions in Mexico Guide in partnership with Lexology. The thriving M&A sector in Mexico has recently achieved unprecedented levels of activity and appeal, notably within the Latin American landscape. Find out more here.

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What about waste?

Our associate Georgina Zavala González has contributed to the magazine Abogado Corporativo in the development of the article ‘What about waste?’ In this article, she delves into one of the most common challenges lawyers face during business audits: waste management. Check the article here.

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GC acted as independent counsel to NR Finance Mexico

Gonzalez Calvillo, December 18th, 2023 – Acted as independent counsel to NR Finance México, S.A. de C.V. (“NRFM”) in in the first public offering and issuance of short term certificados bursátiles under their new dual program for MXP$67’439,000 million, listed in the Mexican Stock Exchange (ticker: NRF 00123). The offering process was realized by a bidding …

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GC acted as counsel to Mexico’s Grupo Alfar

Gonzalez Calvillo, December 15th, 2023 – GC acted as counsel to Mexico’s Grupo Alfar, owner of more than 250 clothing and apparel retail stores, including Cuidado con el Perro, Malayerba Optima and Almacenes Garcia, in the multi-million dollar acquisition of C&A’s Mexican operations from COFRA Holding AG. C&A’s business includes a strategic alliance with Bradesco, …

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GC ALERT | New minimum wages in force in Mexico as of 2024: 20% increase

On December 12th, 2023, it was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation the resolution issued by the Council of Representatives of the National Minimum Wage Commission pursuant to which the Mexican government, the labor and business sectors agreed a 20% increase to both the minimum wage and the professional minimum wage, which will …

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GC acted as counsel to Baja Aqua-Farms and its shareholders

Gonzalez Calvillo, December 13th, 2023 – We acted as counsel to Baja Aqua-Farms – leader in bluefin tuna farming, located in the crystal clear ocean waters of Baja California, México – and its shareholders, in the acquisition by certain Investor Consortium comprised of Cultiba Aqua LLC, affiliated entities of Continental Grain Company – a privately held global investor that …

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Banking Regulation Guide 2024

We are thrilled to share our contribution to the Banking Regulation Guide 2024 in collaboration with Chambers and Partners. This comprehensive guide encompasses vital insights into the prerequisites for acquiring or enhancing control over a bank, incorporating the latest regulatory updates. Our partners, José Ignacio Rivero, Luis Mancera, and Daniel Guaida, in tandem with associate Álvaro Chávez, crafted this …

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GC acted as legal counsel to Solvento

Gonzalez Calvillo, December 13th, 2023 – We acted as legal counsel to Solvento, as borrower, in the USD$50,000,000.00 “warehouse” facility granted by Lendable – a technology enabled investment and alternatives platform that focuses on global impact alternatives based in the United Kingdom – as lender. The facility, among others, will be used by Solvento to continue …

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Gonzalez Calvillo announces Expansion Plan to enter Mexico’s Northeastern Region with the opening of Monterrey Office.

November 14th, 2023 – (Mexico City/Monterrey). All of us at Gonzalez Calvillo (“GC”), a leading law firm based in Mexico City, are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Monterrey, Nuevo León within the first trimester of 2024. With this added footprint, we will further expand our capabilities to continue providing world-class legal …

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Gonzalez Calvillo celebrates team members’ recognition in LACCA Approved 2024.

November 3rd, 2023 – Gonzalez Calvillo, a leading firm, is delighted to announce that some team members have been recognized for their exceptional expertise in a range of practice areas in the prestigious LACCA Approved 2024 rankings. This recognition reaffirms the status of our practitioners as distinguished leaders in their respective fields, a testament to …

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Gonzalez Calvillo has been recognized by Leaders League 2024 Guide across multiple practice areas

November 1st, 2023 – Gonzalez Calvillo is proud to announce its latest accolade as it secures a prominent position in the 2024 Leaders League Guide. This recognition encompasses multiple practice areas, reaffirming the firm’s commitment to excellence and its outstanding legal services. Leaders League, has once again acknowledged Gonzalez Calvillo’s industry-leading expertise, cementing its status as …

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GC represented AUO Corporation in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 27th, 2023 .- We represented AUO Corporation (“AUO”), a Taiwanese company world-leading innovator in display technologies and innovations, in the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Behr-Hella Thermocontrol GmbH (“Behr-Hella”), a joint venture between MAHLE Behr GmbH & Co. KG and HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, dedicated to climate control and thermal …

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Gonzalez Calvillo recognized in The Legal 500’s 2024 Latin America Guide

Gonzalez Calvillo is elated to receive prestigious recognition once again in The Legal 500’s 2024 Latin America Guide. This accolade underscores our enduring excellence and leadership across a wide range of practice areas in the legal industry and the Mexican market. Our firm has achieved impressive rankings across a diverse range of practice areas. Notably, …

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GC ALERT | Possibility of adopting corporate decisions electronically

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 23rd, 2023.– On October 20th, 2023, the Decree amending several articles to the General Law of Business Organizations was published in the Mexican Federal Official Gazette. The aim of these amendments is to regulate the possibility of holding Shareholders’ or Quota Holders’ Meetings, as well as Board of Directors or Managers, by …

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Mexico’s M&A market seen shrugging off electoral jitters

We’re thrilled to share the latest insights from José Ignacio Rivero, our esteemed partner at Gonzalez Calvillo. According to him, Mexico’s M&A market is set to maintain a ‘robust’ level of activity in 2024, defying the typical slowdown associated with election years. Furthermore, José Ignacio points out that nearshoring is expected to be a key …

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GC ALERT | Tax Incentives for Nearshoring

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 19th, 2023.– On October 11th, 2023, a “Decree granting tax incentives to key sectors of the export industry consisting of the immediate deduction of the investment in new fixed assets and the additional deduction of training expenses” (the “Decree”) was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOF, per its acronym in Spanish). …

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GC ALERT | Energy Regulatory Commission issues General Provision reinstating asymmetric regulations applicable to first-hand sales and marketing carried out by Pemex.

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 18th, 2023.- On May 19th, 2021, the “Decree amending the Thirteenth Transitory Article of the Hydrocarbons Law, published in the National Official Gazette on August 11, 2014” was published in the Federal Official Gazette (the “Decree”). The Decree revoked the Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“CRE”) power to subject Petróleos Mexicanos (“Pemex”) or its subsidiares to …

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HIR Casa – Trabajo reciente

GC represented HIR Casa in a structured loan for MXN$1 billion entered with International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 18th, 2023.- We acted as independent counsel to HIR Casa (Bienes Programados), through Banco Invex as trustee and as borrower, in the structuring and implementation of a structured loan for MXP$1 billion entered into with International Finance Corporation (IFC), as lender. In addition, Banco Invex acted as trustee of the vehicle executing …

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Grupo Hunan – Trabajo reciente

GC acted as legal counsel to Grupo Hunan and its controlling shareholders

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 12th, 2023 .- We acted as legal counsel to Grupo Hunan – a high-end restaurant operator with over 30 locations in Mexico and the US – and its controlling shareholders, in a leveraged buyout (LBO) to acquire the position held in Grupo Hunan by Glisco – a leading growth equity and structured …

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GC acted as counsel to IFM Investors and Aleatica

Gonzalez Calvillo, October 5th, 2023 .- We acted as lead counsel to IFM Investors and Aleatica, S.A.U., the latter as offeror (the “Offeror”) – in the up to MXN$8,873,457,068.00 voluntary tender offer launched through the Mexican Stock Exchange to acquire 100% of the free float of Aleatica, S.A.B. de C.V. (the “Offer”). Citibanamex Casa de …

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The labor chapter of the T-MEC

Our partner Luis Enrique Cervantes and associate Alonzo Bolaños analyze in this LexLatin article the importance of implementing a labor relations area to guarantee constant communication and the adequate dissemination of labor rights under the T-MEC, thus avoiding a Labor Mechanism . Rapid Response System (MLRR). Full article here.

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Private Equity Laws and Regulations Mexico 2023

We’re pleased to announce our participation with ICLG on the development of the Private Equity Laws and Regulations Mexico 2023 guide. In this collaboration, our partners, Jorge Cervantes, Daniel Guaida and Bernardo Reyes Retana together with our associate Jerónimo Ramos are focusing on and delving deep into one of the most compelling factors driving private equity transactions in Mexico. To access the full …

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GC ALERT | Mexican Supreme Court issues drafts of favorable rulings against the Electricity Industry Law

Gonzalez Calvillo, September 22nd, 2023.- The Second Chamber of the Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (“SCJN“), published two draft rulings of amparo appeals issued by two different justices (Alberto Pérez Dayan and Javier Laynez Potisek) (“Draft Rulings”) through which it is proposed to determine the unconstitutionality of certain legal provisions of the amendments …

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GC ALERT | Finance Ministry Launches the Sustainable Financing Mobilization Strategy for Mexico.

Gonzalez Calvillo, September 21st, 2023.- Mexico’s Ministry of Finance (“SHCP”) launched the Sustainable Finance Mobilization Strategy (the “Strategy”). This is a public financial policy guide seeking to lay the groundwork for the mobilization of sustainable financing in Mexico, as well as to accelerate actions to meet environmental commitments and the UN 2030 sustainable development goals. …

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The Virtual Currency Regulation Review

We’re thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with The Law Reviews. Our partner Daniel Guaida, along with associate Álvaro Chávez, have crafted an insightful chapter for The Virtual Currency Regulation Review guide. This comprehensive publication delves into essential aspects of legal and regulatory frameworks governing virtual currencies, focusing on relevant securities and banking laws. Access …

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GC + DLR ALERT | Mexico’s 2024 Economic Bill

On September 8th, the Executive branch presented the 2024 bill before Congress. This proposal includes, among other documents, the General Economic Policy Criteria, the Federal Revenue Law initiative, the Federal Rights Law initiative, and the proposed Federal Expenditure Budget. The Economic Bill has as main objective the wellbeing of Mexico’s population. Gonzalez Calvillo and Diaz …

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GC acted as counsel to Accial Capital Management LLC in the financing to Kapital

Gonzalez Calvillo, September 8th, 2023 .- We acted as legal counsel to Accial Capital Management LLC, as agent, in the USD$40,000,000.00 financing to Kapital – a multi-service innovative financial company in Mexico with a focus on, among others, SMEs, supplier loans, and corporate credit cards, to fund its loan portfolio origination. The deal was relevant …

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Latin Lawyer 250 – Awards

Gonzalez Calvillo recognized across 17 practice areas in Latin Lawyer 25th Edition

Mexico City, August 30th, 2023.- González Calvillo, a leading legal firm in Mexico, is pleased to announce its remarkable recognition in the 25th edition of the Latin Lawyer ranking. The firm has achieved significant rankings across 17 practice areas, establishing itself as the sole entity this year to attain such an extensive and diverse acknowledgment …

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Gonzalez Calvillo warns of a slowdown in renewable investments in Mexico due to the lack of legal certainty

We highlight the recent interview of our partner Hernando Becerra for Energía Estratégica Mexico, where he addresses the crucial importance of establishing a solid legal framework in the energy sector. This approach is essential to encourage investment and the continued development of renewable projects in Mexico. Get more information here.

Gonzalez Calvillo celebrates remarkable accolades in Chambers and Partners Latin American Guide 2024

Mexico City, August 24th, 2023 .- Gonzalez Calvillo, a leading name in the legal industry, is thrilled to announce its outstanding recognition in the prestigious Chambers and Partners Latin American Guide 2024. The firm’s exceptional performance across various practice areas is a testament to its unwavering dedication to providing top-tier legal services. This recognition is …

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Energy: Oil & Gas

Just released: Your must-read guide published by Chambers and Partners, covering the latest legal insights on petroleum ownership, national oil & gas companies, and private investment in energy operations! Our exceptional partners Jorge Cervantes and Diana Pineda, along with counsel Julia González and associate Pedro Lladó, have expertly provided valuable insights. Dive in for more details here.

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Antitrust in the Entertainment Industry

Our partner Cristina Massa presents an unmissable analysis of the entertainment industry in her latest article published by El Economista. She discovers the phenomenon that marked the massive return of spectators to movie theaters with Barbenheimer, one of the most significant events of recent months. Additionally, she explores the uses of Artificial Intelligence in this …

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