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Special thanks to co-presenters Ricardo Castro-Garza, Alfonso García-Lozano and Javiera Medina-Reza.

This year our team helped Mexican employers overcome a range of challenges across the employment law landscape — from keeping up with evolving health & safety obligations, defending contentious employment disputes, supporting the legitimization of collective bargaining agreements, and much more.

In

Special thanks to Javiera Medina, Liliana Hernández and Ma. Rosario Lombera.

In our latest video chat, our team on the ground in Mexico discusses the practical implications for employers of the new teleworking standard introduced on June 8, 2023 by the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare. NOM-037 establishes new health and safety-related requirements

Given recent developments and trends in the United States relating to restricted covenants (especially non-competes), companies should take another look at any restrictive covenants included in equity award agreements.

To learn more about the possible approaches companies can take to deal with restrictive covenants for employees outside the United States, read our recent NASPP guest blog post.
Continue Reading Reevaluating Restrictive Covenants in Equity Award Agreements

Special thanks to Jose (Pepe) Larroque, Salvador Pasquel Villegas, and Martha Mayorga-Luna.

“Nearshoring” in Mexico is a hot topic for multinational companies considering moving business and manufacturing closer to home. COVID-19-era global supply chain disruptions and changes to the global economy are causing companies to reexamine their sourcing options and relocating to Mexico

Special thanks to co-presenters Luis C. Carbajo, Adriana Ibarra-Fernandez, Luis Adrián Jiménez Robles, Jose M. Larroque, Ma. Rosario Lombera González, Manuel Padrón-Castillo, Salvador Pasquel-Villegas, Javiera Medina-Reza, and Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez.

This year the Mexican government intends to raise an astonishing amount in revenue from large taxpayers and employers (Grandes Contribuyentes) without increasing tax rates or creating new taxes. To increase revenue, the federal government will significantly increase the number of audits and inspections touching on the areas of tax, customs and employment; accordingly, multinationals operating in Mexico need to prepare now for more intensive audits and inspections. 

This special emphasis on inspections and audits will significantly impact the human and financial resources of Mexican subsidiaries of multinationals. 

We are delighted to come together live in Mexico City with our Tax, Employment and Trade & Customs specialists to share experiences and offer comprehensive advice on this tough environment dealing with Mexican authorities. Our team has deep expertise and strong relationships with the authorities in Mexico and thus can share best practices and advice based on years of experience.

Among other topics, we will cover:Continue Reading Join Us! Preparing for the Significant Increase in 2023 Audits and Inspections from the Mexican Government

Special thanks to Jose (Pepe) Larroque, Carlos Martin del Campo and Javiera Medina-Reza.

The Mexico Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) has announced that it will carry out an estimated 42,000 inspections in 2023. The inspections carry the possibility of significant fines and penalties issued per violation, per employee. It is imperative for

Special thanks to guest contributors Bradford Newman, Pamela Church and George Avraam.

New Baker McKenzie Survey of 500 US-Based C-Level Executives Reveals AI Blind Spots

Regulatory and enforcement agencies in the US are taking a closer look at artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential for bias and other harms, but a new Baker

Special thanks to Ma. Rosario Lombera, Manuel Antonio Calderón, Marco Rojas and Juan Valles.

In this Quick Chat video, our Labor & Employment and Tax lawyers discuss some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Subcontracting Reform’s 2022 Inspection Program, through which authorities from the Ministries of Labor, Social Security and