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COVID-19 is bringing the world unprecedented challenges, and new opportunities to ensure our well-being—as individuals, as families, and as companies. In a time when social distancing has become the watchword it is very important to keep updated.

As business environments change, we see it as our task to guide you through challenging times. Our experts provide you here with an overview of the most relevant news and publications related to the impact of this pandemic in our country. We are updating this section regularly as the situation unfolds.


Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...
Law and reg­u­la­tion of force ma­jeure in Mex­ico
1. Is there le­gis­la­tion on force ma­jeure in your law sys­tem? Yes, force ma­jeure is re­ferred to in the Fed­er­al Civil Code, Com­mer­cial Code, Ad­min­is­trat­ive Law and in oth­er le­gis­la­tion at the Fed­er­al Level...
Law and reg­u­la­tion of Cov­id-19 loan morator­i­ums in Mex­ico
1. De­scrip­tion of the le­gis­la­tion 1.1 Is there a morator­i­um on loans le­gis­la­tion im­ple­men­ted in your jur­is­dic­tion? No.As at 7 April 2020, no le­gis­la­tion has been im­ple­men­ted or pro­posed for a morator­i­um...
Law and reg­u­la­tion of Cov­id-19 tax re­lief in Mex­ico
In­form­a­tion provided by the IBA Taxes Com­mit­tee mem­bers. Value Ad­ded Tax N/A Cor­por­ate In­come Tax N/A So­cial Se­cur­ity Con­tri­bu­tions or Payroll Tax N/A Oth­er re­lief meas­ures N/A Ad­di­tion­al com­ments Mex­ic­an...
Man­aging the chal­lenges of the post COV­ID work­place
Few can deny the im­pact that the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has had and is hav­ing on the way people work since the glob­al es­cal­a­tion of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic in March 2020. "We have seen massive changes take place...
Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Mex­ico
1. Which fin­an­cial (not tax or la­bour) short-term com­pens­a­tion schemes for im­me­di­ate losses due to so­cial dis­tan­cing meas­ures have been im­ple­men­ted? For which in­dus­tries/sizes of busi­ness? Un­til today...
Treaty claims for can­celled or mod­i­fied in­fra­struc­ture pro­jects in the...
A re­cent IC­SID tribunal has denied an in­vestor’s claim con­cern­ing the de­vel­op­ment of an air­port pro­ject in Latvia. The in­vestor was un­able to pro­ceed with the con­struc­tion of its pro­ject due to nu­mer­ous...
An­ti­trust law and le­gis­la­tion in Mex­ico dur­ing Cov­id-19
1. In­tro­duc­tion As a con­sequence of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, and aim­ing to main­tain prop­er and ef­fi­cient con­trol and im­ple­ment­a­tion of the Mex­ic­an an­ti­trust policies, the Fed­er­al Eco­nom­ic Com­pet­i­tion Com­mis­sion...
Build­ing law and reg­u­la­tion in Mex­ico dur­ing Cov­id-19
Up­dated on 17.04.2020 1. Is there con­struc­tion-rel­ev­ant COV­ID-19 reg­u­la­tion? Cur­rently, there is no spe­cif­ic con­struc­tion reg­u­la­tion re­lated to COV­ID-19.However, on 30 March 2020, the Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment...
Leg­al guide for com­pany dir­ect­ors and CEOs in Mex­ico
BREAK­ING: Coronavir­us (COV­ID-19) con­sid­er­a­tions for dir­ect­ors 1. What are the key is­sues for dir­ect­ors dur­ing the COV­ID-19 crisis? SolvencyThe highest pri­or­ity is to ad­dress the short- and long-term...
Law and reg­u­la­tion of rent­al agree­ments in Mex­ico dur­ing Cov­id-19
Up­dated on 27.03.2020 1. Is a less­ee eli­gible for rent re­duc­tion due to a sig­ni­fic­ant de­cline in foot­fall and con­sequently its turnover as a res­ult of COV­ID-19? In Mex­ico, lease reg­u­la­tions are sub­ject...
In­ter­na­tion­al Law in times of crisis: COV­ID-19 and For­eign In­vest­ments
As the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic con­tin­ues to un­ravel without re­gard to na­tion­al bor­ders, coun­tries around the world are faced with both pub­lic health and eco­nom­ic is­sues on a scale not pre­vi­ously seen. In this...