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INAI. Press Releases

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FINES IMPOSED BY THE INAI DURING THE FIRST HALF OF 2016 EXCEED 50 MILLION MEXICAN PESOS The National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (“INAI” for its acronym in Spanish), informed that during the first half of 2016 it has initiated 30 Penalty Imposition Procedures against companies and/or individuals who […]

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Obligation of Issuing CFDI´s in Export Operations

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Starting from July 1st[1], it will be necessary to comply with the provisions stated in rules 3.1.35 and 3.1.36 of the General Foreign Trade Rules (RGCE for its acronym in Spanish), which oblige to state the number of the “Online Digital Tax Invoice” (CFDI by its acronym in Spanish) on the export document. The aforementioned […]

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Approval of the Bill implementing a trademark Opposition System in Mexico

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On June 1, 2016, the bill implementing the opposition system in Mexico was published in the Official Gazette. The aforementioned reform foresees that the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property shall have a 10-day term for publishing new trademark applications within the Industrial Property Gazette. Once the application is published, any person who considers that the […]

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Facilities to Grant New Concession Titles

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On May 17, 2016, the “Decree through which administrative facilities for the granting of new concessions or assignments of national waters to the users, holders of concession titles expired from January 1st, 2004 onwards” was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOF for its acronym in Spanish). The Decree sets forth certain administrative facilities to […]

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New Partners

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Dear clients and friends, We are pleased to announce that our firm has promoted seven senior associates to partner; this is due to the growth that Basham has recently experienced and to the needs of our clients for new alternatives and legal solutions in the current challenging environment that companies and individuals are facing in […]

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Aerial Electronic Multiple Immigration Form

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Immigration authorities have recently implemented the use of the Aerial Electronic Multiple Immigration Form (herein the Aerial MIF), which is seeking to be a new mechanism that provides fast and effective entry to the country for foreign individuals. The Aerial MIF is applicable to those foreign nationals seeking to enter Mexican territory by air, for […]

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Approval of the Bill implementing a trademark Opposition System in Mexico

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On April 28, 2016, Mexico´s Congress approved the proposition for implementing an opposition system during the trademark registration process. In accordance with the system, within ten days after its filing, each trademark application will be published in the Industrial Property Gazette. Once the application is published, any person who considers that the respective trademark incurs […]

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CPEUM & LFT

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On April 28, 2016, President Enrique Peña Nieto sent to the Senate two bills for amendments to Articles 107 and 123 of the Mexico’s Federal Constitution and for additions to the Federal Labor Law covering: (i) union contract registration and filing requirements, (ii) rules to exercise the right to strike in order to execute a […]