Mexico

Haynes and Boone is one of the most active U.S. law firms operating in Mexico, with a growing list of both international and Mexican clients. Operating in Mexico City with its affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC, it is among the largest U.S. law firms in Mexico and has been serving clients in both Mexico and the U.S. for more than 20 years. Its fully bilingual and bi-cultural Mexico City office has legal professionals licensed in Mexico and the U.S. and trained in both legal systems. We have the largest Mexico City office of any Texas-based law firm.

Our team of lawyers works seamlessly across the U.S.-Mexico border. Our clients benefit because we are both bi-lingual and bi-cultural, with an ability to understand business issues from both sides and handle matters efficiently and cost-effectively.

Core Legal Capabilities in Mexico

  • Antitrust
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • Litigation/International Arbitration/Bankruptcy
  • Mining
  • Oil and Gas
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Shipping/Maritime
  • Tax/International Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Water

Some of the hallmarks of the regional leadership of our Mexico Practice Group:

  • An integrated approach to our Mexico City office from a management and technology perspective 
  • Strong securities, finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and energy capabilities 
  • An integrated approach to staffing projects with Latin American lawyers in our U.S. offices and a U.S. ex-pat in our Mexico City office to ensure real-time attention to both sides of the border 
  • Strong civil law expertise and cultural affinity with Latin America 
  • Strong Latin American experience from multiple offices, including Dallas, Houston, New York, Washington, D.C., and Mexico City 
  • Spanish language fluency of many U.S. partners and associates 
  • Local knowledge of markets and business practices in the region 
  • Extensive experience handling multi-jurisdictional projects in the region
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Sale by foreign residents to Maquila
June, 17 2021

On May 27, several modifications to the Administrative Customs Rules were published in the Official Gazette of the Federation. Among other changes, Rule 5.2.5 was eliminated. The rule provided that foreign owners' sale of goods that were imported on a temporary basis under an IMMEX Program to the entity that has the IMMEX Program (“Maquila”) was considered a sale carried out abroad with no VAT eff [...]