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Creel has been recognized as “Mexico Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers and Partners Latin America

30.10.20

We are proud to share that Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. was recognized as "Mexico Law Firm of the Year" for the sixth time since 2005, as part of Chambers and Partners’ Latin America Awards announced on October 30, 2020.

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Creel is once again recognized in the Americas Tax Awards 2020

25.09.20

We are proud to share that Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez is the first Mexican firm to be recognized with four awards by International Tax Review in its Americas Tax Awards, further highlighting our national leadership in the field.

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Creel is recognized by IFLR as "National Law Firm of the Year" for second consecutive year

18.05.20

We are proud to share that Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C. was recognized as "National Law Firm of the Year- Mexico" for the second consecutive year and for the eighth time since 2007, and was also recognized as "National Corporate / M&A Firm of the Year- Mexico" by International Financial Law Review (IFLR) in its 2020 edition of the IFLR Americas Awards announced on May 14, 2020.

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Suspension of deadlines and terms with respect to filings before SAT and in connection with Federal tax audits

15.05.20

As a measure to mitigate the spread and transmission of Covid-19, the Mexican Tax Administration Service (SAT) published in the Federal Official Gazette the First Modification to the Miscellaneous Tax Resolution for 2020, whereby terms and deadlines applicable to specific acts and proceedings are suspended from May 4 through 29, 2020.

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Regulation of Essential Activities in Mexico in the COVID-19 Environment

23.04.20

Few pieces of regulation come to mind that have drawn more hours of interpretation by lawyers, managers and businessmen over the brief span of three weeks. The “Order to establish the extraordinary measures to respond the sanitary emergency caused by the SARS-CoV2 virus” issued by the Ministry of Health on March 31, 2020 (the “March 31 Order”) is one of those rare cases.

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Creel participated in the preparation of the "Legal Orientation Guide for COVID-19 Derived Affectations" in Mexico

14.04.20

During the current health crisis, in order to provide support with useful legal information for Mexicans, Creel participated in the creation of the "Legal Orientation Guide for COVID-19 Derived Affectations". This project was coordinated by .Estándares Pro Bono México, Fundación Barra Mexicana, Appleseed Mexico, Centro Mexicano Pro Bono, which also counted with the support of the Legal Investigations Institute of UNAM.

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Creel Insights on COVID-19 for Mexico: Issuers Reports

09.04.20

In light of the emergency situation in Mexico related to COVID-19, and the social distancing measures dictated by the Mexican Government, the National Banking and Securities Commission (the “CNBV”) issued a resolution (the “Resolution”) to grant temporary administrative easing measures to issuers of securities in the Mexican market[1] (the “Easing Measures”).

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Creel Insights on COVID-19 for Mexico: Issuers- Corporate Governance

06.04.20

The directors of a Mexican publicly-traded company must maintain a very proactive involvement in the management of the COVID-19 crisis. In their supervisory role, under the Securities Market Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores, or LMV), they must ensure that the management team gives priority to the safety and well-being of its employees, and implements a plan for the continuity of the Company’s operations.

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Creel Insights on COVID-19 for Mexico: Issuers - Shareholder Meetings

03.04.20

On 30 March 2020, the Mexican General Health Council (Consejo de Salubridad General) declared the epidemic of the disease generated by the COVID-19 virus a “sanitary emergency for reasons of force majeure”, and established as part of the measures to mitigate the spread and transmission of the virus the immediate suspension of non-essential activities in the public, private and social sectors from March 30 to April 30, 2020.

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Competition and COVID-19; Views of the Mexican Competition Commission

31.03.20

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (the “COFECE”) published its opinion on the application of the Mexican Competition Law in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic, as well as the declaration of the Federal Government to initiate phase 2 in Mexico.  

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Public Companies and COVID-19

30.03.20

Since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic outbreak of the SARS-CoV2 virus (COVID-19) a public health emergency, and given subsequent declarations by the Federal Government, public companies and issuers of securities in the Mexican securities market have had to focus on addressing the most pressing matters, including the wellbeing of their employees and business continuity.

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Labor Measures Prior to a Suspension of Activities in Mexico

23.03.20

The way in which Mexico has reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic has followed a very different pattern to other nations. The private sector has taken the first steps towards social distancing, while some State Governments and the Federal Government have followed suit.

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Creel Insights on COVID-19 for Mexico

19.03.20

According to mathematical models, the phase of community transmission in Mexico of COVID-19 is expected to commence on or about March the 20th. To date, social distancing measures adopted by Governmental authorities in Mexico have been limited to orders deriving from ordinary regulatory functions, namely, closure of schools and establishments and banning of large gatherings.

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Creel Response to COVID-19

13.03.20

We are living some extraordinary times with the COVID 19 Pandemic.  All of us at Creel are committed to the health and welfare of our communities, and have therefore been monitoring the impact of the Pandemic on our client’s operations, our own operations, and, most importantly, our team.

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Creel obtains first Mexican Fintech Authorization and is recognized as a leader in the Mexican Fintech industry

05.02.20

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez acted for NVIO Pagos México in securing the first-ever authorization granted by the Mexican Banking and Securities Commission for the creation of a financial technology institution (FTI).

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Luis Salinas joins Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez as Counsel in its tax practice

09.01.20

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C., is pleased to announce that Luis Salinas has joined the Firm as counsel focusing on tax controversy and litigation, further strengthening the capabilities of its leading tax practice.

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Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez was once again recognized by the Financial Times as one of the most innovative law firms in North America

16.12.19

Creel, García- Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, was once again the only Mexican firm recognized by the Financial Times as one of the Most Innovative Law firms in North America during the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2019 held last week in New York City.

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Guillermo Govela incorporates as Counsel of our Intellectual Property and Life Sciences practice

19.11.19

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C., is pleased to announce that Guillermo Govela has joined the Firm as Counsel in our Intellectual Property and Life Sciences group.

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Creel is the Highest Ranked Mexican Firm in the Chambers and Partners Latin American Rankings 2020

21.08.19

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez has 12 practices and 27 lawyers ranked overall, with 7 practices and 6 of its lawyers ranked as Band 1, making it the highest ranked Mexican firm in the Latin American rankings 2020 of Chambers and Partners.

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Creel is once again recognized as National Law Firm of the Year

20.05.19

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C., has been recognized as National Law Firm of the Year - Mexico 2019 and as Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - Mexico 2019 by the International Financial Law Review.

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Creel Welcomes New Partner

02.04.19

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C., is pleased to inform that effective April 1st, 2019, Narciso Campos Cuevas has been admitted as Partner of the Firm and member of our Investigations and Compliance and Financial Services practices.

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CREEL WINS LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR FROM LATINFINANCE

06.02.19

We are honored to announce that Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez has been named Law Firm of the Year Mexico 2018 by LatinFinance, during their Deals of the Year Awards ceremony held in New York City on January 31. These awards recognize excellence and innovation from law firms in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Creel Welcomes New Partner

10.01.19

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C., is pleased to announce that Emilio Aarún Cordero has been named Partner of the Firm effective January 1st 2019.

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New Corporate Bonds and Capital Gains Tax Incentives

09.01.19

A Presidential Decree was published yesterday in the Official Gazette by which the New Corporate Bonds and Capital Gains Tax Incentives will be granted.

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Northern Border Tax Incentives

31.12.18

A Presidential Decree for the northern Mexican border was published today in the Official Gazette, through which a tax incentive was granted for 2019 and 2020.

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Creel recognized by FT as one of the most innovative law firms in North America

13.12.18

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C, has been once again recognized by the Financial Times as one of the eight most innovative law firms in North America.

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NAFTA 2.0 limits protections to foreign investments

04.10.18

On September 30, 2018, Mexico, the United States and Canada announced an agreement to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”), which will be known now as the United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement (“USMCA”), and includes significant revisions to the agreement signed in 1994.

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Creel is recognized as Mexico Tax Firm of the Year by ITR

14.09.18

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez was awarded multiple accolades, including the Mexico Tax Firm of the Year Award, at the International Tax Review´s 13th Annual Americas Tax Awards ceremony, which took place in New York City yesterday evening.

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Mexico - 2018 Preliminary Election Briefing

03.07.18

On July 1, 2018, the much anticipated 2018 general election took place in Mexico in an orderly and peaceful manner. Based on the number of offices/elected officials up for election, the 2018 general election was the largest ever election in Mexico’s history, and included ballots for President, Federal Congress (both houses), nine State Governorships and thirty State legislatures.

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Creel remains at the forefront of capital markets transactions

08.06.18

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez advises on another round of innovative and first-of-their-kind transactions, maintaining its market leading position on the most sophisticated and demanding projects in Mexico.

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Creel introduces its two newest Partners

12.03.18

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. is pleased to announce that effective today, Iker Arriola Peñalosa and José Ignacio Segura Alonso have been admitted as partners of the Firm, and members of its Mergers and Acquisitions, and Project Development and Finance practices, respectively.

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Creel is recognized as one of the 25 most innovative law firms by the Financial Times

19.12.17

Creel is recognized as one of the 25 most innovative law firms in North America by the Financial Times in its FT25 Most Innovative Law Firms and Legal Service Providers 2017.

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Creel wins double with Best Lawyers

08.12.17

Best Lawyers recognizes Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C. with two Mexican Law Firm of the Year Awards 2018 in two practice areas.

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Creel is again named Mexico Law Firm of the Year

18.11.17

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C., is named Mexico Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners for the second year in succession and for the 5th time since 2005.

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Thank You - Earthquake press release

23.09.17

We at Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y EnrÍquez S.C., are very greatful for the overwhelming demonstrations of concern after the September 19 earthquake that struck Mexico.

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Creel wins double at the ITR Awards

15.09.17

Creel, García-Cúellar, Aiza y Enríquez was awarded multiple accolades, including the Americas Banking Tax Deal of the Year Award and the Americas Consumer Products Tax Deal of the Year Award , at the International Tax Review´s 12th annual Americas Tax Awards ceremony which took place in New York City yesterday evening.

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Creel signs collaboration agreement with the UNHCR

23.08.17

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C., is the first Mexican Law Firm to sign a collaboration agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in order to aid in Pro Bono legal work.

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Creel introduces its two newest Partners

13.07.17

Creel, Garcia-Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez, S.C. is pleased to announce that Carlos Mena Labarthe and Eduardo Flores Herrera have been admitted as partners of the Firm, and members of its Competition and Financial Services practices, respectively.

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Creel recognized as National Law Firm of the Year 2017 by IFLR 1000

22.05.17

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C., was recognized by International Financial Law Review, the market-leading financial law publication for lawyers, with the Mexico National Law Firm of the Year 2017 Award.

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Creel part of the team that won Matter of the Year at the GCR 2017 Awards

21.04.17

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez was recognized for its participation in the Matter of the Year 2017 at the Global Competition Review Awards 2017.

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Creel advises KKR in historic sale-leaseback with Pemex

21.03.17

Creel represented Global Private Equity Fund KKR in the structuring and financing of a US$1.3 billion sale-leaseback asset transaction with Pemex, Mexico´s state owned oil company.