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07 April 2021
Fintech in Mex­ico
1. Fintech in Lat­in Amer­ica: over­view of loc­al mar­kets  30% of the Mex­ic­an bank­ing mar­ket could be­long to Fintech com­pan­ies with­in the next ten years; but what is the reas­on for this trend? The cur­rent...
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22 April 2021
What does Chin­a's Belt and Road Ini­ti­at­ive mean for Lat­in Amer­ica?
The Belt and Road Ini­ti­at­ive (BRI) is China’s in­fra­struc­ture and fin­an­cing ini­ti­at­ive, de­vel­op­ing glob­al land and sea trade routes around the world. Many Lat­in Amer­ic­an na­tions have signed agree­ments...
26 March 2021
Oil & Gas / Ship­ping – The Ever Giv­en
The Suez Canal opened in 1869. Along with the Panama Canal, it is one of the most im­port­ant mari­time “short­cuts” ever built. Today, the canal is 193km (120 miles) long and is one of the busiest wa­ter­ways...
23 March 2021
On the Pulse
Wel­come to ‘On the Pulse’ de­livered by the Glob­al Life Sci­ences & Health­care Sec­tor Group A video/pod­cast series, On the Pulse, brings to­geth­er CMS law­yers and ex­perts to dis­cuss key in­dustry top­ics...
23 March 2021
The En­larged Board of the European Pat­ent Of­fice has giv­en a mo­ment­ous...
The En­larged Board of the European Pat­ent Of­fice heard or­al ar­gu­ments in Ju­ly 2020 con­cern­ing pat­entab­il­ity of a com­puter soft­ware in­ven­tion.  This rare event was video streamed to over 1600 pat­ent stake­hold­ers...
12 March 2021
ICC re­port on the Ac­cur­acy of Fact Wit­ness Memory in In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion
In Novem­ber 2020, the ICC’s Task Force on Max­im­ising the Pro­bat­ive Value of Wit­ness Evid­ence (the “Task Force”) pub­lished a re­port on the Ac­cur­acy of Fact Wit­ness Memory in In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion...
05 March 2021
Data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber­se­cur­ity laws in Mex­ico
Data pro­tec­tion 1. Loc­al data pro­tec­tion laws and scope The main data pro­tec­tion le­gis­la­tion is the Fed­er­al Law on the Pro­tec­tion of Per­son­al Data held by Private Parties (the “Data Pro­tec­tion Law”)...
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01 March 2021
The Glob­al Sul­phur Ban – One Year On
Since 1 March 2020 all mar­ine ves­sels have been sub­ject to a ban from car­ry­ing on board high sul­phur mar­ine fuel oil (“HSFO”) with sul­phur con­tent great­er than 0.50% un­less they have a ‘scrub­ber’...
23 February 2021
CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
We are de­lighted to present the sixth edi­tion of the CMS Guide to Anti-Bribery and Cor­rup­tion Laws
15 February 2021
Reg­u­la­tion of the Gen­er­al Law of Health on San­it­ary Con­trol for the Pro­duc­tion,...
On Janu­ary 13, 2021, the Reg­u­la­tions of the Gen­er­al Law of Health on San­it­ary Con­trol for the Pro­duc­tion, In­vest­ig­a­tion and Medi­cin­al Use of Can­nabis and its Phar­ma­co­lo­gic­al De­riv­at­ives[1] (the “Reg­u­la­tions”)...
28 January 2021
Mex­ico’s For­eign Dir­ect In­vest­ment Re­gime
Le­gis­lat­ive Frame­work The for­eign dir­ect in­vest­ment (FDI) re­gime in Mex­ico is prin­cip­ally gov­erned by the For­eign In­vest­ment Law and its Reg­u­la­tions (FIL). Mex­ico is a party to sev­er­al Agree­ments for...
14 January 2021
The rise of the glob­al ex­pert ser­vices prac­tice: Court of Ap­peal guid­ance...
A Court of Ap­peal de­cision earli­er this week has up­held an in­junc­tion gran­ted by the TCC pre­vent­ing an in­ter­na­tion­al ex­pert ser­vices firm from act­ing for more than one party to an in­ter­na­tion­al con­struc­tion...