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We participated as volunteers in the “Sponsor a School” initiative

On November 27, we participated in the volunteering activity to recondition “Secondary School No. 63 Jesús Dionisio de González” (which in the evening shift is called “Secondary School No. 23 Niños Héroes”), as part of the Project “Sponsor a School” of Unir y Dar Foundation, supported by the Private Initiative and the Government of the.. Read MoreContinue reading

Season’s Greetings from your friends at Sánchez Devanny

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Industria Legal publishes article by Juan Luis Serrano and Rodrigo Calderón

In recent days, the latest edition of the magazine “Industria Legal”, was released, which includes an article called “Recent changes in the processing and litigation of patents as a result of the Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property”, which was prepared by our partners Juan Luis Serrano and Rodrigo Calderón from the IP.. Read MoreContinue reading

“Compliance & Innovation: Trend and application post pandemic” book published

In recent days the book “Compliance & Innovation: Post-pandemic trend and application” was published, edited by the AMPEC (Mexican Association of Ethics and Compliance Professionals), in which our colleague Alberto Lascurain participated as co-author alongside prominent professionals from our Compliance practice in Mexico. In this book, the authors talk about the importance of the Compliance.. Read MoreContinue reading

Turenna Ramírez is appointed Vice-President of the Trade and Investment Policy Commission of ICC Mexico

A few days ago, Turenna Ramírez was appointed by the International Chamber of Commerce Mexico (ICC Mexico) as their new Vice-President of the Chamber’s Trade and Investment Policies Commission for the 2021-2023 term. Turenna’s designation reflects the commitment and professionalism of our leading lawyers and highlights us as an inclusive firm with no glass ceilings.. Read MoreContinue reading

Juan Luis Serrano writes for Legal Industry

A few days ago, the latest edition of the Legal Industry Magazine drawn up throughout Latin America was published. In it, our Intellectual Property partner, Juan Luis Serrano, participated with the article, “The obligation to declare the use of trademarks”. In this article, Juan Luis explains that any trademark granted as of August 10, 2018,.. Read MoreContinue reading

IFLR announces the result of its 2021 Rankings. Find out the firm’s position

A few weeks ago, IFLR1000 revealed its 2021 Ranking, in which our partners Ernesto Silvas and José Antonio Postigo were again prominently placed. This publication evaluates the work of lawyers and firms in financial operations of great national and international relevance, so we should be proud that Ernesto and José Antonio continue in the ranking.. Read MoreContinue reading

Alberto Campos and Malú Mendoza write for ILO

The latest edition of the Life Sciences and Healthcare bulletin of the prestigious publication, International Law Office (ILO), was published, featuring the article prepared by Alberto Campos and Malú Mendoza, “Partial authorization of new nicotine technologies based on alleged health risks.” In this article, Alberto and Malú analyze the legal inconsistencies implicit in restricting the.. Read MoreContinue reading

Alfredo Kupfer appointed Chairman of AMCHAM Labor Affairs Committee

A few weeks ago, the American Chamber of Commerce Mexico (AMCHAM) announced the renewal of leadership in some of its Committees. Alfredo Kupfer was elected as President of the Chamber’s Committee on Labor Affairs and Human Capital for the 2021-2023 term. AMCHAM is one of the largest and most important private business organizations in our.. Read MoreContinue reading

José Alberto Campos writes for Lexology

The most recent edition of the Life Sciences and HealthCare bulletin of the prestigious legal publication Lexology features the article entitled “New Health Law in the City of Mexico”, prepared by our partner José Alberto Campos. In this article Alberto presents an overview of the new Health Law that will govern and control the production,.. Read MoreContinue reading

Chambers and Partners announces its 2022 rankings. Find out about our firm’s results

The prestigious publication Global Chambers and Partners has just published its most recent edition of the Latin American Ranking 2022. As in past years, our firm was recognized in most of its practice areas, including most of our partners being noted as among the best lawyers in their subjects. Among the most outstanding results of.. Read MoreContinue reading

Turenna Ramírez writes Modifications to the RGCE 2020: their implications and effects

Our partner Turenna Ramirez prepared the article entitled “Modifications to the RGCE 2020: their implications and effects” for the most recent edition of the Nuevo León Energy Cluster bulletin. In this article Turenna talks about the impact that the changes published in the Seventh Resolution of Modifications to the General Rules of Foreign Trade for.. Read MoreContinue reading

We celebrate our 25th anniversary

This July 2, our firm celebrates 25 years since its founding, and we are very proud of this. For this reason we have prepared a commemorative video to thank our clients, friends and all of those who with talent and dedication have helped to build this great firm. Congratulations on these first 25 years to.. Read MoreContinue reading

Labor and Employment Disputes Review prepared by members of Laboral published

A few days ago, the prestigious global publication The Law Reviews published its most recent edition of “The Labor and Employment Disputes Review”, whose chapter on Mexico was prepared by our Labor experts Alfredo Kupfer and Sebastián Rosales. In this interesting material, our specialists talk about the most recent changes in the process for labor.. Read MoreContinue reading

Trends & Developments in Tax Controversies published by our tax specialists

In recent days, Chambers and Partners published its most recent edition of the Tax Controversy Global Guides, whose Mexico chapter on Trends and Developments was prepared by our colleagues Guillermo Villaseñor, Luis Antonio González and Emilio García. In this interesting material, our experts talk about the impact of the pandemic and the absence of fiscal.. Read MoreContinue reading

Turenna Ramírez writes an article on National Content in the Electricity Sector

In the last few days, the most recent edition of the Nuevo León Energy Cluster newsletter was published, in which our partner Turenna Ramírez collaborated with the article called “National Content in the Electricity Sector”. In this interesting article, Turenna raises the reasons why the energy union should approach the Ministry of the Economy to.. Read MoreContinue reading

Thomson Reuters publishes Practical Law and Juan Luis Serrano participated in 3 chapters for Mexico

A few weeks ago, the Thomson Reuters editorial group published the most recent edition of “Practical Law”, a report that collects the most recent information on different legal matters from various jurisdictions around the world to analyze specific business activities in those countries. The format of Practical Law is extremely simple, since through Questions and.. Read MoreContinue reading

The Life Sciences Law Review publishes a prepared chapter by Alberto Campos

In recent days the latest edition of The Life Sciences Law Review was published, a legal compendium that covers several jurisdictions around the world and that presents an analysis of the main characteristics and aspects to take into consideration if you want to invest or have operations in a certain country that corresponds to the.. Read MoreContinue reading

We have launched the official Podcast Channel of Sánchez Devanny

A few days ago the creation of the official Sánchez Devanny podcast channel was announced. The purpose of this channel is to bring our content now in audio form to our clients and friends. The podcasts are audio capsules created from content of interest and relevance to our audience. At Sánchez Devanny, on this channel.. Read MoreContinue reading

Earth Day 2021: Think Green Actions

By commemorating Earth Day 2021 we reaffirm the actions that Sánchez Devanny has adopted to contribute to the care of the planet,. Through our internal Think Green program we promote awareness of saving resources that will allow us to continue reducing our ecological footprint. Through internal campaigns we promote Energy saving, unplugging electrical appliances that.. Read MoreContinue reading

We celebrate International Women’s Day with our campaign “Echoing Voices”

On March 8th, International Women’s Day was commemorated, a very important date in the search for equity and equal conditions in workplaces worldwide. To mark this important date, we launched the communication campaign, “Echoing Voices” an initiative through which women at all levels and areas of the firm were able to express their opinions and suggestions.. Read MoreContinue reading

The Vance Center and Latin Lawyer recognized our firm as a Leading Light 2020 for our Pro Bono work

In recent days, the publication Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center published the list of firms that during 2020 carried out outstanding pro bono work in different jurisdictions in Latin America. We are proud to share that Sanchez Devanny was included among the 12 Mexican firms with an outstanding pro bono program in our country… Read MoreContinue reading

ILO published article Regulations on Cannabis production, research and medical use

In recent days the prestigious publication of the International Law Office (ILO) published the article: Regulations on Cannabis production, research and medical use authored by our partner José Alberto Campos. In this article, Alberto presents an analysis of the main legal implications that the recent approval of the medicinal use of Cannabis in Mexico will.. Read MoreContinue reading

Our team of specialists has prepared a business guide on many legal situations companies will be facing during or after the COVID-19 crisis in Mexico

The health emergency caused by COVID-19 has generated economic complications that companies are confronting around the world, including those in Mexico. Our multi-disciplinary team of specialists has prepared a business guide on many legal situations companies will be facing during or after the COVID-19 crisis in Mexico. Read the guide  here Do not hesitate in.. Read MoreContinue reading

Sánchez Devanny collaborated in preparing a corporate legal guide to face changes caused by COVID-19

A legal guide to face changes caused by COVID-19 was published a few days ago, which was jointly prepared by certain law firms in Mexico, and coordinated by the Estandares Probono Mexico, The Mexican Bar Foundation, Appleseed Mexico and some other organizations. The main purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the.. Read MoreContinue reading

The General Counsel from Grupo Herdez speaks with our attorneys as part of our Diversity program

A few days ago, Claudia Lorena Luna Hernández, General Counsel of Grupo Herdez spoke with our professionals about her experiences and the challenges she has faced across her career as a female attorney. The session was conducted by webinar due to the current global health emergency. In the meeting, Claudia spoke about the main professional.. Read MoreContinue reading

Relevant information about the new COVID-19

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Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center recognized our firm as Probono 2019 Leading Light

We are pleased to announce our firm has been recognized for its outstanding pro bono work and for our efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in the legal market. The prestigious Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center included us as Leading Lights for 2019. We want to thank them, and.. Read MoreContinue reading

Eduardo Sotelo has been promoted to Partner at our firm.

Sánchez Devanny in pleased to announce the promotion to Partner of Eduardo Sotelo Cauduro effective January 2020. Eduardo’s appointment strengthens our market leading International Trade and Customs practice. Eduardo has more than fifteen years of experience advising domestic and international companies in many different industries in their international trade and customs operations, including automotive, textiles,.. Read MoreContinue reading

Take a look at The Oil & Gas Law Review Mexico Chapter, written by our Energy specialists

A few days ago The Oil & Gas Law Review was published. Specialists from our Energy Industry Group, José Antonio Postigo, Guillermo Villaseñor and Tania Trejo, authored the Mexico chapter for this publication. Our attorneys analyzed legal aspects that should be considered by all companies in the energy industry that are planning to expand into.. Read MoreContinue reading

Take a look at The Renewable Energy Law Review Mexico Chapter, written by our Energy specialists

A few days ago The Renewable Energy Law Review was published. Specialists from our Energy Industry Group, José Antonio Postigo, Luis Orlando Pérez, Tania Trejo and Pedro Palma, authored the Mexico chapter for this publication. Our attorneys analyzed legal aspects that should be considered by all companies in the energy industry that are planning to expand into or.. Read MoreContinue reading

Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 recognized us as one of the leading firms in several fields in Mexico

  The most prestigious ranking body in the legal field globally has published the most recent results of its evaluation process in Latin America: Chambers & Partners 2020 Latin America Guide, and we are very pleased to announce Sánchez Devanny’s latest successes: 9 practice areas ranked: Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance Corporate and M&A General.. Read MoreContinue reading

Profit sharing litigation in Mexico: A challenge to the common corporate structure

The Summer 2019 Edition of In House Lawyer Magazine has published an important article entitled “Profit sharing litigation in Mexico: A challenge to a common corporate structure,” regarding Labor Litigation between a C level worker and his former employer on profit sharing due based on the dual corporate structure of the Company. Read about how.. Read MoreContinue reading

Chambers High Networth recognizes Sánchez Devanny as one of the best firms in Mexico

A few days ago the prestigious publication Chambers High Networth published its rankings. This global publication evaluates and recognizes the best law firms providing advice on Private Wealth and Estate Planning. Sánchez Devanny is placed in Band 1, the highest ranking in this process. Ricardo León and Abel Mejía have also been ranked in Band.. Read MoreContinue reading

Sánchez Devanny elects its Managing Partner and its Management Committee.

We are glad to inform you that in accordance with our firm’s corporate governance system and the periodic rotation of the members of our Management Committee, the General Partners Meeting of Sánchez Devanny elected Ricardo León-Santacruz as Managing Partner of the firm beginning on July 1st. Ricardo succeeds Humberto Morales-Barrón, who has been our Managing Partner.. Read MoreContinue reading

Everything You Need to Know about Pensions and Retirement Plans

The prestigious publication Lexology (Getting the Deal Through) has published the report, “Pensions and Retirement Plans 2019,” whose Mexican Chapter was prepared by our Labor and Employment experts at Sánchez Devanny. This interesting publication explains how the pensions and retirement plans system is currently regulated in Mexico. You will learn how this system works, how.. Read MoreContinue reading

The Employment and Labor Law Comparative Guide 2019, a guide worth knowing about

The Legal 500’s publication, In-House Lawyer, just published the most recent edition of the IHL Employment and Labor Law Comparative Guide. Its Mexico chapter was prepared by Sanchez Devanny Labor partners Alfredo Kupfer and David Puente. In this guide, our partners set out the key concepts in the important new Mexican labor law. Readers will.. Read MoreContinue reading

Luis Antonio González-Flores joins the firm as Partner in the Tax practice

Sánchez Devanny is pleased to announce that Luis Antonio González-Flores has joined our firm as partner of our Tax practice in the Mexico City office. Before joining Sánchez Devanny, he had a distinguished twenty-year career at the Mexican Tax Administration Service, where he served as Central Audit Administrator (2013-2018) and International Audit Administrator (2004-2013), both.. Read MoreContinue reading

Take a look at The Oil & Gas Law Review Mexico Chapter, written by our Energy specialists.

A few days ago The Oil & Gas Law Review was published. Specialists from our Energy Industry Group, José Antonio Postigo, Guillermo Villaseñor and Tania Trejo, authored the Mexico chapter for this publication. Our attorneys analyzed legal aspects that should be considered by all companies in the energy industry that are planning to expand into.. Read MoreContinue reading

Sánchez Devanny is member of the Latin American Corporate and Investigations League (LACIL)

Our partners and co-heads of the Compliance and Anti-corruption practice, Humberto Morales and Daniel Maldonado, as well as our senior associate, Alberto Lascurain, attended the launch of the Latin American Compliance & Investigation League (“LACIL” or the “League”) and its 1st Conference on Compliance & Investigation Practices and Trends in Latin America on November 8-9,.. Read MoreContinue reading

We contribute to Getting the deal through with the Corporate Immigration chapter for Mexico

We invite tou to read the  Mexico Chapter of Corporate Immigration in the prestigious publication  Getting the deal Through, prepared by our specialists in the Labor, Social Security and Immigration practice area, Partners Alfredo Kupfer and David Puente and Associate Ma. Fernanda Castellanos. In this chapter, our specialists explain the aspects to be considered for the global.. Read MoreContinue reading

We contribute to Getting the deal through with the Transfer Pricing chapter for Mexico

We invite tou to read the  Mexico Chapter of Transfer Pricing in the prestigious publication  Getting the deal Through, prepared by our Tax Partners Ricardo León y Guillermo Villaseñor. In this chapter, our specialists analyzed the implications and treatment of operations between related companies under the current mexican legislation. We invite you to read this.. Read MoreContinue reading

Sánchez Devanny elects José Antonio Postigo as Managing Partner for its Mexico City Office

The General Partners Meeting at Sánchez Devanny elected José Antonio Postigo-Uribe as Managing Partner for the Mexico City office. José Antonio succeeds Alfredo Kupfer-Domínguez, who has been the Mexico City Office’s Managing Partner since July 2013, who will continue co-heading the Labor, Social Security and Immigration practice group at the firm. With this new position.. Read MoreContinue reading

Evolution of medical marijuana regulation in Mexico

A few days ago, the International Law Office (ILO) published its most recent Life Sciences newsletter in which our partner José Alberto Campos-Vargas collaborated with the article “Evolution of medical marijuana regulation in Mexico”. In this article José Alberto describes how the marijuana industry is becoming increasingly relevant in many countries, including Mexico and how.. Read MoreContinue reading

Chambers & Partners recognizes us as one of the leading firms in several fields in Mexico

A few days ago the most prestigious ranking in the legal environment globally have published the most recent results of its research process in Latin America: Chambers & Partners 2019 Latin America Guide and we are very pleased to announce Sánchez Devanny’s results: Practice areas ranked: Regulatory Compliance Corporate and M&A General Business Law: Monterrey.. Read MoreContinue reading

We collaborate with Global Legal Insights in the preparation of the chapter Corporate Tax Mexico

A few days ago was published the most recent edition of Global Legal Insights (GLI) 2018. In this publication you can find an overview of the legislation applicable in specific areas of law in different jurisdictions around the world. Our tax partners Ricardo León and Guillermo Villaseñor, collaborated with GLI in the preparation of the.. Read MoreContinue reading

Sánchez Devanny signed the Agreement on Mexican Pro Bono Standards

At Sánchez Devanny we continue developing strategies to reinforce our commitment to the communities where we operate. For this reason, a few weeks ago our firm signed the Agreement on Mexican Pro Bono Standards. The pro bono standards for our country were recently established after thorough analysis with Appleseed Foundation México, the Mexican Bar Association.. Read MoreContinue reading

We collaborate with the American Bar Association in the publication The Year in Review 2017

A few weeks ago the American Bar Association (ABA) published the most recent edition of The Year in Review. As its name suggests, The Year in Review is an annual survey of the law from around the world. As members of the International Tax Committee of the International Section, Guillermo Villaseñor and Jorge López (Partner.. Read MoreContinue reading

Reasonableness and Food Advertising: A View from Mexico

Author: María Luisa Mendoza ([email protected]) María Luisa Mendoza, Associate in our International Trade and Customs and Life Sciences practice groups wrote the article: “Reasonableness and Food Advertising: A View from Mexico” which has been included in the most recent edition of the Update Magazine, edited by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI). The article.. Read MoreContinue reading

Conclusive Agreements. Effective Solution for Tax Audits

Author: Emilio García-Vargas ([email protected]) The Conclusive agreement procedure is an alternative method to approach disputes in Tax matters. Its purpose is to solve the differences between the tax authority and the taxpayers without using the traditional defense methods such as the Administrative appeal and the Nullity claim. The Taxpayer Ombudsman (“PRODECON” per its Spanish acronym).. Read MoreContinue reading

Diego Gómez-Haro joins the firm as Partner in the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality practice

Sánchez Devanny is pleased to announce that Diego Gómez-Haro Katznelson joined our firm as partner in the Mexico City office in the Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality practice group and in the Corporate and Project Finance practice group. Diego is a law graduate from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and holds an LLM in.. Read MoreContinue reading

Labor partners wrote Mexico Chapter of Labor and Employment Expert Guide 2018

Our Labor partners wrote the Mexico chapter for the globally recognized publication Labor and Employment Expert Guide 2018. In this chapter, Alfredo Kupfer and David Puente talk about the Mexican Labor Reform pending publication by the federal government, and the impact that the changes in the reform will have on companies with operations in Mexico… Read MoreContinue reading

David Puente is the new President of CANCHAM Monterrey

On April 12, our partner David Puente took office as the new President for the Monterrey Chapter of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (CANCHAM).This organization brings together a large number of Canadian companies from different industries, as well as suppliers and service providers for those Canadian companies with operations in Mexico. David will.. Read MoreContinue reading

Daniel Maldonado speaks about the current challenges on anti-corruption matters in Mexico

Daniel Maldonado, partner in our Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance practice was interviewed by TRACE International about “Current challenges on anti-corruption matters in Mexico”. Trace International is a globally recognized organization by its offering of business solutions for anti-bribery and related risks management. In this interview, Daniel spoke about the new National Anti-corruption System in.. Read MoreContinue reading