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Baker McKenzie
There is an opportunity for unions to stop being political instruments and truly represent labor interests for the benefit of the industry.
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Partner of Mining
Baker Mckenzie
Baker McKenzie is an international law firm that has been operating in Mexico for over 50 years in the main economic sectors.
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Facebook Mexico and Central America
Facebook is a digital social network founded in 2004 with 2 billion users worldwide. Its goal is to generate a more open and connected world.
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Juan Torres Landa
Partner
Hogan Lovells

Mining companies tend to be seen as the bad guys from a social perspective. In my opinion having good corporate citizenship and incorporating best practices is an efficient way to ensure the company is able to operate smoothly without disruptions. Often, mining companies want to be off the radar, which is contrary to the publicity other industries often seek. In mining, often the best approach is to attract less attention. When I talk to clients about the regulatory framework in the Mexican mining industry, their complaints about the taxation structure stand out the most. However, some adjustments could be made to ensure Mexico is as competitive as other jurisdictions. The country does not have to eliminate all taxes but I believe we would be better served by reducing some of the tax charges and prioritizing the ability to attract more investment to the mining industry.

The Mexican legal framework is extensive in regulating the whole mining cycle, often becoming a hurdle for national and foreign companies that want…
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Partner
Baker McKenzie
DBR Abogados specializes in providing comprehensive legal solutions for its clients.
Shell and other players will introduce more technology for local players to do more for the country’s development.”
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Mexico deepwater areas have gone largely untapped. While PEMEX has discovered some significant fields.
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API Tuxpan
API Tuxpan provides port services to supply high volumes of fuel to the country’s central region, as well as bulk agroindustrial goods, mineral bulk…
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Facebook Mexico and Central America
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Partner and Head of National Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Baker McKenzie
It would be very difficult to change this aspect of the law since it arose as a result of the Mexican revolution
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