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In the News

Haynes and Boone in Mergermarket: Foreign Deals in Mexico’s Oil Industry Could Take Shape in 2015

International oil and gas companies and service providers could begin striking deals in Mexico’s oil and gas industry in 2015, once legal changes become more clear, according to energy bankers and lawyers in Mexico and the US. >>

Haynes and Boone in the American Lawyer: International Firms Flock to Mexico

Since December, when the Mexican government passed sweeping constitutional reforms to create a more competitive business climate, change has come at a dizzying pace. New tax, education and labor laws have been enacted, the telecom sector is being revamped, and the country's competition laws are being rewritten. >>



Recent Publications

Amendments to Mexico Corporations Law

On June 13, 2014, several amendments to both the General Law on Business Corporations (Ley General de Sociedades Comerciales) and the Commercial Code were published in the Official Gazette of the Federation. >>

Americas Practice Group Overview

An overview of Haynes and Boone's Americas Practice Group - its lawyers, practices, experience and accolades. >>




Mexico

Haynes and Boone, SC, the firm’s fully integrated Mexico City office, was formed in 1994, and consists of approximately 20 attorneys and law clerks (including one U.S. expatriate partner and a senior counsel from Argentina). It employs the same technological resources as the U.S. offices of the firm. The firm is unique in having permanent senior Mexican lawyers based in its U.S. offices and conversely having an American expatriate working in its Mexico City office, thereby providing integrated working teams from both its U.S. and Mexican platforms.  

The attorneys in the Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone have unique experience which they apply on behalf of their clients. One partner formerly worked as lead Mexican counsel for the Mexico’s Bank Advisory Group during the Mexican debt restructuring of the 1980s. Another partner worked in the Pemex Legal Department working on financing matters in the energy sector. The U.S. expatriate partner is one of the few attorneys working in Mexico with international exploration and production experience. The Argentine senior counsel worked as in-house counsel at a major U.S. airline. Substantially all of the attorneys in the Mexico City office are bilingual and many of them have obtained post-graduate degrees in the U.S. and or worked in the United States with a U.S. law firm (with two of them being licensed to practice in the State of New York and one in the State of Texas). One of the firm’s first assignments in Mexico was advising the Mexican Government on the privatization of the downstream natural gas sector, an area of substantial sensitivity in Mexico.