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The New “Anti Money Laundering” Mexican Law.

Today was published the Federal Law for Prevention and Identification of Transactions with Resources from Illicit Means, also known as the “Anti-Money Laundering Law” which shall be in effect in 3 months from now. This new law is a result of a series of expert’s...

Negotiation as an Alternative to Social Problems

At the end of last year a religious congregation of women contacted us; they had suffered an invasion of a property purchased by them years ago in which they planned to establish a home for women suffering violence. This congregation has more than 10 houses of this...

Same-sex Marriages in Quintana Roo Now a Reality

Today, November 30th, 2011, will be marked as a historic date in the legal and social life of Quintana Roo, as though almost unnoticed and barely mentioned in the media, were held the first two marriages between same sex persons and more interesting is that these...

What is an Apostille? What do I need to get an Apostille?

If you do business or just conduct live in Mexico for a long enough time you will run into some government office or even private organization that asks you for a copy of your birth certificate which has been “Apostillado”. The “Apostille” is a popular topic on many...

Where are the Regulations for the Current Mexican Immigration Law?

*UPDATE. 10/12/12. The content of this article might not be updated. As of September 28th, 2012, the new Regulations of the Migration Law where published. You can find an updated article in the following link: http://chflawyers.com/649/new-immigration-rules The...

Economic Stimulus for Mexico, “El Buen Fin”: Mexico’s Black Friday

What is “El Buen Fin”? *”El Buen Fin” means “The Good End” in English; “Fin” is a short way to refer to the “Fin de Semana” which means “Week End”, so in a few words when we say in Mexico “Buen Fin” we are whishing to somebody a good week end or we are just referring...

VideoBlog: What is an Ejido? Can Ejido be bought and sold?

There is a lot of mystery surrounding Mexico’s Ejido land system. This short video by Gustavo Calderón gives a basic overview of the Ejido system. About the author Gustavo Calderón: Gustavo Calderón, is a Lawyer and University Professor in Playa del Carmen, Mexico,...

Before starting a business in Mexico, learn about Mexican labor law…

Before starting a business in Mexico, it is important that the future business owner has a grasp over the benefits that are granted to Mexican workers based on the Mexican labor and social security laws. Mexico grants many more rights to its workers than the United...