We have extensive experience offering legal advice regarding financial markets. We have participated in debt placement operations and equity instruments, as well as in public offers of purchase in different jurisdictions, acting in conjunction with foreign firms of great repute in these matters.
Our firm is in permanent contact with the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the Bank of Mexico, the National Banking and Securities Commission, the Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings and both stock exchanges in Mexico, the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) and the Institutional Stock Exchange (BIVA). On occasion, we have participated in the preparation and review of draft laws, regulations and other applicable provisions, including those related to the establishment and operation of the Mexican Derivatives Market (MexDer) and its Clearing House.
Our lawyers are familiar with the provisions applicable to the practice of financial markets in Mexico and have participated in various transactions. They have designed complex and innovative financial schemes according to the needs of our clients.
We advise all types of financial intermediaries and participants in national and international markets, including investment funds, brokerage firms, investment companies, insurance companies along with credit institutions, brokers and agents of derivative instruments.
We actively participate in various operations involving the National Banking and Securities Commission, the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), S.D. Indeval, Institution for the Deposit of Securities, as well as the Mexican Derivatives Market (MexDer). Likewise, our firm advises suppliers and consumers on all types of derivative products and instruments, including interest rates, currencies, capital, credit derivatives, reports and securities financing.
We represent issuers, placement intermediaries, rating agencies, agents and fiduciaries in various offerings and other transactions of securities along with other financial instruments in Mexico, the United States and Europe.
Recently, our advice regarding corporate governance practices has been vital in keeping our clients at the forefront of the financial markets. We work withthem to ensure compliance with the legal provisions applicable in Mexico and abroad, especially the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Sarabenes-Oxley Act) of the United States of America.
Within Mexico, our lawyers are pioneers in asset securitization programs, since we have participated in the design and implementation of such financial schemes. Likewise, we actively work with different rating agencies in analyzing the legal structure of structured financing.
Examples of cases actively involving our attorneys include, but are not limited to:
Our most recent relevant representations include:
Corporación Geo (Geo Corporation)
Controladora Comercial Mexicana (Mexican Commercial Controller)
Inmobiliaria Ruba (Real Estate Ruba)
ABC Aerolíneas (ABC Airlines) (Interjet)
Grupo Industrial Saltillo (Saltillo Industrial Group)
Grupo ProHabitación (ProHabitation Group)