Need a Quick Trip to the US? A Conversation with Atty. Spencer McMullen

Need a Quick Trip to the US? A Conversation with Atty. Spencer McMullen

Have you heard anything further about Real Estategate—the case that found many of this area’s real estate firms guilty of monopolistic price fixing? It was really a landmark case. We had the head investigator of the case from COFECE (Mexico’s anti-trust commission) speaking at my corporate law class last week. They’re really encouraging people who…

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Same Sex Marriage Recognition in Mexican Probate Cases

Same Sex Marriage Recognition in Mexican Probate Cases

PracticeAreasThe issue of same sex marriages has been controversial around the world, and no more so than here in Mexico. While the Mexican Supreme Court has stated that people of the same sex have the right to marry, and certain states have eliminated verbiage in their civil codes that would impede same sex marriages, the reality is that it still remains very difficult.

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Amparo: Its Meaning and Use

Amparo: Its Meaning and Use

ley-de-amparo-300x234Amparo is a device found in Mexican constitutional law. An amparo decision is made by a federal court ordering a lower court or a government agency to do something that they are required to do, or to refrain from doing something illegal.

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Directors and Officers of Registered Organizations Beware!

Directors and Officers of Registered Organizations Beware!

BoardDirectors and officers of registered organizations need to be aware of article 2261 of the Jalisco Civil Code. Examples of registered organizations are condominiums, fraccionamientos, and certain charities.

Article 2261 says that a director or officer is responsible for the actions of any professional they hire to do work for the organization.

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