Competition and Antitrust News

2021


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June 02, 2021

Competition and Antitrust

Newsflash - COFECE issues an antitrust study of the public service of railroad freight transportation

On May 24, 2021, the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica; “COFECE”) published a document with the purpose of promoting competition and free concurrence, pursuant to Article 12, Sections XXI and XXIII of the Federal...

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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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February 17, 2021

Competition and Antitrust
Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - COFECE issues recommendations to Mexican Congress on the initiative to reform the Law of the Electric Industry

On February 12, 2021, the Board of Commissioners of the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica, “COFECE”) issued an opinion on free concurrence and economic competition, with non-binding effects and identified as...

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February 08, 2021

Competition and Antitrust

Newsflash - The Mexican Supreme Court ruled against the Federal Executive and SENER in the constitutional control procedure filed by COFECE

On February 3, 2021, the Second Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice (Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación) resolved the constitutional control proceeding filed by the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica;...

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January 28, 2021

Ritch Mueller

Ritch Mueller wins Law Firm of the Year in Mexico in LatinFinance's Awards

On January 28, the LatinFinance Deals of the Year Awards 2020 were held to recognize the most outstanding transactions in the financial markets in Latin America, as well as the individuals and institutions involved.  Ritch Mueller won the award for Law Firm of the Year in Mexico, and was...

2020


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November 18, 2020

Competition and Antitrust
Mergers and Acquisitions

CI Bank buys Deutsche Bank's corporate trust business in Mexico

Ritch Mueller represented Deutsche Bank, in the sale to CIBanco, of the corporate trust business of Deutsche Bank Mexico, and in the process to obtain authorization from the National Banking and Securities Commission and the Federal Antitrust Commission. Read note (only available in spanish)...

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October 01, 2020

Ritch Mueller

Ritch Mueller - New Partners' Announcement 2021

We are pleased to inform you that as of January 1, 2021, Alejandra Echeverria Gonzalez and Gabriel Robles Beistegui will become partners of the firm. Read announcement...

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August 03, 2020

Ritch Mueller

#ReporteÁgora:The Mexican firms that best navigate the COVID-19 crisis

On July 23, LexLatin published the first edition of its #ReporteÁgora, which was focused on "The Mexican firms that best navigate the COVID-19 crisis", highlighting the most relevant M&A, financing and debt offering transactions that took place during the first half of 2020.  Ritch...

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May 25, 2020

Competition and Antitrust

Newsflash - Specialized Competition Court rules that COFECE is the competent authority to review the Uber/Cornershop transaction

The First Collegiate Circuit Court Specialized in Competition, Broadcasting and Telecommunications Matters (the “Specialized Court”) ruled on May 21 that the Federal Commission of Economic Competition (“COFECE”) is the competent authority to review the proposed acquisition...

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May 12, 2020

Competition and Antitrust

Newsflash - COFECE issues recommendations in relation to CENACE´s Official Communication

On May 6, 2020, the Federal Commission of Economic Competition (“COFECE”) issued recommendations regarding the official communication issued by the National Energy Control Center ("CENACE") on April 29, 2020, aimed at guaranteeing the efficiency, quality, reliability, continuity and...

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