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May 04, 2021

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - The President of Mexico enacts amendments to the Hydrocarbons Law

On March 26, 2021, the President of Mexico submitted an initiative (the “Initiative”) to the Mexican Congress, in order to amend the Hydrocarbons Law (“HL"). As discussed with more detail in our March 29th Newsflash, the Initiative sought to:  (i) require permit holders to...

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April 21, 2021

Banking and Finance

AT&T Mexico obtains a syndicated loan for USD$679 million

Ritch Mueller represented Banco Nacional de México, as administrative agent, in the negotiation and execution of the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated March 12, 2021, entered into by AT&T Comunicaciones Digitales, as borrower, guaranteed by AT&T Telecom Holdings and...

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April 21, 2021

Ritch Mueller

Newsflash - Congress approves new rules on Outsourcing and Insourcing

On April 13, 2021 and April 20, 2021, the Chamber of Representatives (Cámara de Diputados) and the Chamber of Senators (Cámara de Senadores), respectively, approved, with some amendments, the initiative submitted by the President of Mexico on November 12, 2020 (the...

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April 14, 2021

Capital Markets

GF Mega launches a reopening of an international issuance to finance general corporate purposes

Ritch Mueller represented Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, in connection with the offering and sale by Operadora de Servicios Mega of USD$150 million aggregate principal amount of its 8. 250% Senior Notes due 2025, representing securities incremental to its outstanding USD$350 million...

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March 29, 2021

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - The President of Mexico submits to Congress an initiative to amend the Hydrocarbons Law

On March 26, 2021, the President of Mexico submitted to the Chamber of Representatives (Cámara de Diputados) of the Mexican Congress an initiative (the “Initiative”) to amend the Hydrocarbons Law (“HL"). Before it may become effective, the Initiative would need to be...

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March 26, 2021

Real Estate

Finsa buys two industrial parks from Prologis

Ritch Mueller represented Prologis (Fibra Prologis), in the sale of a portfolio of industrial properties to FINSA, located in El Salto, Jalisco. Read note (only available in Spanish)...

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March 10, 2021

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - Amendments to the Electric Industry Law are enacted

On March 9, 2021, a decree amending and adding several provisions of the Electric Industry Law (“LIE”) was published in the Federal Official Gazette (the “Decree”).  The Decree becomes effective the day after its publication. The terms of the Decree are essentially...

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March 05, 2021

Ritch Mueller

Ritch Mueller is recognized as "Pro Bono Leading Lights 2020"

Latin Lawyer and The Cyrus R. Vance Center recently recognized law firms "making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture".  Ritch Mueller was once again recognized as "Pro Bono Leading Lights" in Mexico.  Click HERE to learn more about the...

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March 04, 2021

Capital Markets

Mexican petrochemical company Alpek repurchases bonds due 2022

Ritch Mueller represented BofA Securities, Citigroup Global Markets and J. P. Morgan Securities, in connection with the offering by Alpek of USD$600 milli...

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February 26, 2021

Banking and Finance

Newsflash - Bill Regulating Payroll Deduction Loans

On February 18, 2021, the Mexican Senate passed a bill (the “Bill”) to amend and supplement several provisions of the General Law of Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions (“LGTOC”), the General Law on Credit Organizations and Related Activities (“LGOAC”)...

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