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Corporate

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Corporate

We work with clients in every region of Mexico and many parts of the world, providing comprehensive and experienced business counsel to large and small publicly traded corporations and closely held businesses of all sizes. Our clients represent nearly every segment of industry, including media communications, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, retail, banking and finance, real estate development, energy, technology and many others. We provide informed advice in corporate and securities matters, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, debt finance, real estate, international transactions, project and structured financing, bankruptcy and commercial law and a variety of other corporate transactions. Services covered by our corporate group include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions.

  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances.

  • Private equity.

  • Securities.

  • Capital Markets.

  • Corporate compliance .

  • Shareholder agreements.

  • Corporate governance.

  • Consumer Protection.

  • Product liability.

  • Formation and termination of entities.

  • Commercial contracts .

  • Maintance of corporate keeping and maintenance.

  • Restructurings and conversions.

  • Maintenance of corporate record books.

  • Governmental approvals, licenses and authorizations.

  • Antitrust and Competition.

  • International transactions.

 

The Firm represents numerous corporations and other commercial enterprises. A large portion of the Firm’s practice is devoted both to international and domestic corporate matters, ranging from the initial incorporation procedures and routine legal corporate affairs, to more complex issues such as stock purchases, mergers, investitures, buy-outs, joint ventures and corporate dissolutions. The attorneys in charge of this area have actively participated in intricate and interdisciplinary national and multinational scenarios. We have counseled clients on state and federal corporate governance issues, with special recent emphasis on corporate responsibility and public disclosure requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act as applicable to their operations in Mexico. Our lawyers understand the evolving requirements and the actions necessary to maintain or achieve compliance with securities, customs, labor and stock exchange regulations. We also assist with the governance implications of business entity formation and structure.We helped public companies establish governance policies, develop compliance programs and conduct confidential investigations related to noncompliance concerns. Our lawyers also advise executives, officers, directors, boards and special committees on fiduciary responsibilities (particularly regarding stock transactions) and on indemnification and liability issues.