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PUBLICATION OF DECREE BY MEANS OF WHICH ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES FOR OBTAINING NEW CONCESSIONS OVER NATIONAL WATERS.

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PUBLICATION OF DECREE BY MEANS OF WHICH ADMINISTRATIVE FACILITIES FOR OBTAINING NEW CONCESSIONS OVER NATIONAL WATERS.   On 23 March 2018, the “Decree by means of which administrative facilities are set for obtaining new concessions or assignments over national waters to users that hold concession titles with a validity term expiring as from 1 January […]

Energy

Round 3.3 CNH-R03-L03/2018

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Round 3.3 CNH-R03-L03/2018   In reference to the tenders called by the National Hydrocarbons Commission (“CNH”) regarding the awarding of Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons Contracts (“E&E Contracts). On March 2018, CNH announced the Third Tender of Round Three (CNH-R03-L03/2018), which compels 9 conventional and non-conventional contractual onshore areas located within the region known as […]

Energy

Fourth Wholesale Electric Market Auction

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Fourth Wholesale Electric Market Auction     The National Center of Energy Control (“CENACE” for its acronym in Spanish) has recently announced its intention to release the bidding guidelines for the fourth wholesale electric market auction by March 28, 2018.   Pursuant to the latest information released by CENACE and the Energy Ministry (“SENER”) the […]

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Mexico- Amendments to the Industrial Property Law: Industrial Designs, Trademarks and Denominations of Origin and Geographical Indications.

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Mexico- Amendments to the Industrial Property Law: Industrial Designs, Trademarks and Denominations of Origin and Geographical Indications. Amendments to the Industrial Property Law, were published in the Federal Official Gazette on March 13, 2018 and will enter into force on April 27, 2018. The changes are as follows: Industrial Designs a) Incorporation of concepts related […]

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Sign of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Sign of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.   On March 8, 2018 the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed in Santiago de Chile   The 11-member countries of the CPTPP are Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.   The agreement retains […]

Banking & Finance

The Financial Technology Institutions Law (Ley de Instituciones de Tecnología Financiera) (“Fintech Law”) is published in the Federal Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación)

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The Financial Technology Institutions Law (Ley de Instituciones de Tecnología Financiera) (“Fintech Law”) is published in the Federal Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación)   Read More   On March 9, 2018, the federal Executive branch, published in the Federal Official Gazette (Diario Oficial de la Federación) the Financial Technology Institutions Law (Ley de […]

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The United States of America announced tariffs to Steel and Aluminum products.

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The United States of America announced tariffs to Steel and Aluminum products.   Due to recent investigations directed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, related with the shrinkage of internal production, increase on imports and alleged national security risks, President Trump issued two presidential proclamations imposing global tariffs to steel and aluminum imports, the highlights […]