COVID-19 Knowledge Center



Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego contributes to fifth edition of The Law Review’s Real Estate M&A and Private Equity Review

Our Firm is delighted to announce its participation in an authoritative publication on M&A and Private Equity activity in the Real Estate sector. Our specialists teamed up with Adam Emmerich and Robin Panovka of leading New York firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and contributed the chapter on Mexico.

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Leasing Reform Threatens Private Property

On July 8, Morena’s parliamentary group submitted to the Mexico City Congress a reform project on leasing, and although the proposal is still under discussion, it has generated controversy and discontent among political and real estate actors, due to the effects it could have on the sector.

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New Federal Industrial Property Protection Law and amendments to the Federal Copyright Law and the Federal Criminal Code

With enforcement of the International Treaty between Mexico, the United States and Canada (the “T-MEC“), the Mexican State has assumed the obligations and commitments of protection and coordination between authorities in the field of Intellectual Property

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COVID-19: Legal update

Legal update on the Administrative Rulings Issued by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (“SCJN”), the Federal Judiciary’s Council (“CFJ”) and the Council of The Judiciary of Mexico City Acting En Banc, Related To The Suspension Of Jurisdictional Activities.

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The Real Estate and guaranty trust: Suitable vehicle for the financing of real estate projects nowadays.

Benefits and mechanisms of investing through Real Estate and Guaranty Trusts in any type of real estate projects, either residential, commercial, offices, industrial or mix use projects.

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Interruption of judicial activity due to COVID-19

As a result of the global and social health emergency 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.

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

Actions and recommendations on labor and employment practice in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Mexico

In order to understand the implications of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) our Labor and Employment experts share key points that employers should consider following the outbreak:

What obligations do employers have due to the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic? What would happen if the Ministry of Health declared a health emergency? What would happen if the declaration of the health emergency also ordered the suspension of activities? What preventive measures should be taken in the workplace? What should an employee with COVID-19 do? Read more

General Declaration for the Protection of the Denomination of Origin of Pluma Coffee

On February 4 of this year, the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (“IMPI”) carried out the General Declaration for the Protection of the Denomination of Origin (“Declaration of Origin”) of Pluma Coffee.

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Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego appoints new Partner and promotes two Senior Associates to Of Counsel

Mexican law firm Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego is pleased to announce the promotion of Rodrigo de los Ríos Gordoa to Partner, and of Alejandra Gutiérrez Pérez Avena and Sandra Jiménez Huerta to Of Counsel. The appointments are effective on January 1, 2020.

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