The historic tender for shallow water blocks in the Gulf of Mexico will allow for private and foreign investment in Mexican oil and gas for the first time in almost 80 years.
On July 15, Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons...more
Congress is required to enact secondary legislation to implement these reforms within one year.
On May 27, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed into law constitutional reforms (the Reforms) designed to strengthen...more
President Peña Nieto announces short-term plans for accelerating the reform’s implementation.
On August 11, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that federal legislation was enacted to implement the...more
Mexico’s comprehensive energy reform advances and reflects lessons from the Brazilian experience.
On April 30, the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto presented a package of much-anticipated bills to the...more
Companies with employees in Mexico should ensure their compensation packages comply with the new minimum wage requirements, which became effective January 1.
Minimum number of required state legislatures approves the much-anticipated reform; subsequent litigation imminent.
Despite opposition from Mexico’s leftist parties, 17 of the 31 state legislatures—the minimum number...more
Mexican Senate presents comprehensive Energy Reform Bill to the House of Representatives with tremendous potential for domestic and foreign energy companies.
In an encouraging move toward energy reform, the Mexican...more
Mexico considers private investment in its nationalized oil and gas industry, with two competing proposals currently under review in its Congress....more
Amendments address several legal loopholes and will substantially affect labor relationships in the country.
During his last day in office, President Felipe de Jesús Calderón enacted a number of major amendments (the...more