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Companies in Mexico face increasing regulatory, governance and public pressure to manage and minimise the impact of their business operations on the environment. At the same time, the environment agenda is opening up significant opportunities to new and evolving businesses.

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow offers legal services regarding environmental law fulfilment strategies, covering environmental impact and risk, hazardous materials and waste, land contamination, land use, general waste, water concessions and permits, federal maritime and land zone, forest permits, as well as licences and permits regarding emissions. The Firm advises the federal government, state and municipal governments in the development of legislation and the implementation of programmes.

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow also advises clients on the structuring, implementation and development of projects for the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, drafting of joint ventures for the implementation of such projects, drafting of Emissions Reduction Purchase Agreements (ERPAs), and carrying out audits. Our legal services also cover innovative sectorial programmes for GHG reduction and the regimes that Mexico currently participates in for the certification of GHG reduction projects, including the Kyoto Protocol, the Climate Action Reserve and national sectorial emissions reduction programmes (NAMAs).

Multi-national and national organisations come to CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow for matters where environment issues, risks and opportunities are significant to the commercial success of their businesses. CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow works for clients in a wide variety of sectors, including health, construction, consumer products, energy, environment consultancies, finance, infrastructure and projects, insurance, manufacturing, real estate and hotels, renewables, telecoms, transport, water and waste management. We are well-known for our horizon scanning and creative thinking.