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Energy Reform Legislation in Mexico Gives the Private Sector Unprecedented Opportunities in the Mexican Electrical Power Industry
This article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Pratt’s Energy Law Report.
Authors: Eric Save, Michael S. Hindus, John B. McNeece III
Mexico’s President recently signed into law a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector. This article discusses the legislation, which will create a more open and competitive power industry in Mexico, giving the private sector unprecedented opportunities to(i) generate power in Mexico for sale as a competitive wholesale electricity market and/or under long-term contracts with marketers or qualified users, (ii) market electricity service to large-scale consumers in Mexico,and (iii) enter into joint ventures,public-private partnerships, and service contracts with the state or the state-owned utility for the financing,construction and operation of infrastructure needed for the transmission, distribution, and generation of electrical power.
Author: Rafi Azim-Khan
This article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Managing Partner.
Law firms and clients that are caught unaware of changes to international data protection legislation risk heavy fines.
Doing Business in the United States
Authors: Woon-Wah Siu, Thomas M. Shoesmith, Lu Wang, Keith D. Hudolin, Susan P. Serota, Nancy A. Fischer, Aaron R. Hutman, Stephan E. Becker, Benjamin J. Cote, David A. Jakopin, Michael G. Lepre, Kimberly A. Harshaw, Jerry W. Ross, Reza Zarghamee, C. Brian Wainwright, Kirke M. Hasson, Jeffrey R. Gans, Michael S. McNamara
“Doing Business in the United States”, authored by numerous Pillsbury attorneys, is a practical guide rather than a technical treatise. The book covers the main topics that may be considered by a non-U.S. investor who intends to enter the U.S. market. Chapters include choice of a business entity, federal securities laws, M&A process, employment considerations, equity incentives, immigration law, international trade and investment, real estate, intellectual property, energy regulation, environmental law, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution, products liability, and insurance.