F rancisco Peniche Beguerisse

Francisco Peniche Beguerisse is a partner in the Mexico City office head of the Labor, Employment Pensions, Benefits and Social Security practice.

The practice group headed by Mr. Peniche Beguerisse is a “full service” labor, employment and social security practice with ample experience in representing and advising large multinational, including, hire and termination of employees, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with local and national unions, establishment of incentive compensation schemes, including stock option plans, incentive bonus plans and benefits, creation and operation of cost-efficient employment structures, employee training manuals, and health and safety regulations, advice on the employment law implications of commercial transactions, litigation before State and Federal Labor Courts.

From a transactional perspective, Mr. Peniche Beguerisse recently advised international companies such as AT&T, Bristol Myers Squibb, Blackstone, GAIC, GE, Komatsu / Road Machinery in the labor and employment matters related to their M&A projects in Mexico.

Mr. Peniche Beguerisse advises multinational and national companies on their day to day employment matters. Among some of this companies are: Advent, AlphaCredit, Apollo Education, Archroma, BMC Software, Blackstone, CA Technologies, Edenred, Endo Pharmaceutical, Exponential Interactive, General Atlantic, Komatsu, Macquarie, Oshkosh Corporation, Paramount Farms, Pitney Bowes, Promethean, QuadGraphics, Roll Law Group, Stratasys, SunPower, Valid.

Mr Peniche Beguerisse advises many international companies in the alternatives to implement their worldwide compensation structures in Mexico (Stock Option Plans, Phantom Equity Awards, Restricted Stock Unit Plans, etc). Some of the companies he assists in these activities are: Apollo Education Group Inc, KKR, Terrafina, Great American Insurance Company, Riot Games, etc.

Likewise Mr. Peniche Beguerisse assists many companies in redundancies from Directors and Executives. He successfully assisted companies such as Willis Towers Watson (former Towers Watson) Canadian National México, Archorma, Alpha Credit and Advent International in Mexico on the termination of several employees without any of them filing any complaint o lawsuit before the Mexican Labor Board.

Furthermore the professional activities of Mr. Peniche Beguerisse include high level employment litigation both collective and individual. Recently he obtained savings for clients such as Teletech in more than MXP$20 million. Some of the companies he currently represents in all of their employment litigation matters are: TeleTech, Temura, Toshiba, Coexpan and Towers Watson.

Mr. Peniche Beguerisse has been featured as a leading practitioner in the fields of Labor, Employment, Pensions and Benefits in several publications.

Mr. Peniche Beguerisse’s legal services have been recognized and recommended by many publications, including, Chambers and Partners Latin America.

Mr. Peniche Beguerisse is a member of the International Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on labor, employment and executive remuneration.

Mr. Peniche Beguerisse was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He holds both Bachelors (JD) and Masters in law (LLM) degrees from the Universidad Panamericana and conducted postgraduate studies at Yale University and Georgetown University. He is fluent in Spanish and English.