COVID-19 Knowledge Center

Virtual Round Table: Legal and Business Review on Covid-19 in Latin America

14 May 2020

Past Thursday May 14th, Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego had a virtual round table with special guests to talk about the business impact by the COVID-19 pandemic in different sectors and the results of the survey in 12 Latin American firms were shown:

  • Juan Pablo Malfavón – Astra Zéneca
  • Agustín Ballina Casares – JLL
  • Tomás Acevedo – Marriott Vacations Worldwide
  • Francisco Pinilla – Uber Eats
  • Maurin Pérez de León – Unilever
  • Jaime Orvañanos Lascurain – WeWork

WEBINAR: COVID-19: Legal considerations in protecting your business, mitigating legal risks and opportunities

27 March 2020

On Friday March 27th 2020, we organized a webinar where our experts Carlos Ibarra-Fernandez, Adrian del Paso Puente, Gerardo Gallego Diaz de Leon, Juan Miguel Martinez Mendieta, Carlos J. Perez Chow, and Jaime Rodriguez Eguiarte spoke about the legal considerations in the protection of businesses and legal risks in labor, contractual, contentious, administrative and fiscal matters with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic

Client alerts on the legal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic 

31 March 2020

Update on the legal effects deriving from the Mexican federal government’s latest ruling.

This alert updates our analyses in light of the Ministry of Health’s ruling published at the Federal Official Gazette on March, 30, 2020 (the “Decree”) which confirms a Health Emergency lasting until April 30th 2020 upon officially registering (until the evening of March 30) 28 deaths, 1,094 positive tests and a “rapidly ascending epidemiologic curve phase” due to the COVID-19.

19 March 2020

Interruption of judicial activity due to COVID-19

As a result of the global and social health emergency derived from the COVID-19’s pandemic, the Federation’s Judicial Power and the Superior Tribunals of Justice in some States (including Mexico City) have decided to suspend activities as of yesterday, March 18th, 2020, resuming them until April 20th 2020. This means that in both civil and commercial procedures no terms will run, but for constitutional terms foreseen for criminal and family matters that are of extreme importance. This will result in a generalized delay on the judiciary’s times of response for all procedures, including those in which the Firm represents your interest.

18 March 2020

Key points employers in Mexico should consider due to the outbreak of COVID-19

What obligations do employers have in light of the pandemic for the COVID-19 outbreak? What would happen if the Ministry of Health declares a health emergency? What would happen if the declaration of health emergency also directs for a suspension of activities? What preventive measures should be adopted at the workplace? What should an employee with COVID-19 should do? Our Labor & Employment experts share key points that employers should consider in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Facts & Figures

This interactive application was developed by Navid Mamoon and Gabriel Rasskin, two students at Carnegie Mellon University.

The goal of the app of this project is to provide a simple, interactive way to visualize the impact of COVID-19. The data is from Worldometer’s real-time updates, utilizing reliable sources from around the world.

Agreements and releases by public authorities

We are monitoring important announcements and publications issued by the federal and state governments. As these are issues in Spanish only, you will find them on the Spanish version of this webpage.


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