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INCORRECT TRANSFER OF TAX LOSSES

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Incorrect Transfer of Tax Losses   On June 1st, 2018, several amendments to the Federal Fiscal Code have been approved by the Federal Executive with respect to the transfer of tax losses. In this regard, a new anti-abuse rule regarding the transfer of tax losses was added to the Code in the context of business […]

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Mexico- Amendments to the Industrial Property Law: Trademarks.

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Mexico- Amendments to the Industrial Property Law: Trademarks.   Amendments to the Industrial Property Law, were published in the Federal Official Gazette on May 18, 2018 and will enter into force on August 10, 2018. The changes are as follows: Non-Traditional trademarks: Sound, olfactory and holographic trademarks can be registered.   Trade Dress: The amendment […]

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GUIDELINES FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE MANAGAMENT OF SPECIAL HANDLING WASTES WITHIN THE HYDROCARBON SECTOR ARE ESTABLISHED

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GUIDELINES FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE MANAGAMENT OF SPECIAL HANDLING WASTES WITHIN THE HYDROCARBON SECTOR ARE ESTABLISHED   On 2 May 2018, the General Administrative Dispositions by means of which the guidelines for the comprehensive management of special handling wastes (RME for its acronym in Spanish), issued by the National Agency of Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection […]

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“No-Poaching” Agreements

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“No-Poaching” Agreements   Pursuant to Article 53 of the Federal Economic Competition Law, agreements between competitors to fix or manipulate sale or purchase prices of goods or services, or restrict the supply of such goods or services are deemed absolute monopolistic practices, which are prohibited and strictly penalized.   Historically, the antitrust authority has applied […]

Anti-Corruption

ANTI-CORRUPTION PUBLICATIONS

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  ANTI-CORRUPTION PUBLICATIONS As a result of our experience on compliance and anti-corruption, Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. recently contributed to the following Anti-Corruption Guides, from the perspective of México:   a)    “Anti-Corruption Compliance Guide”, published by Lex Mundi.   b)    The 2018 Edition of “Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2018”, published by Law […]

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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 […]