Friday, 3 July, 2020

Mexico: Supreme court (SCJN) minister grants suspension against The “NAHLE Decree” on renewable energies due to the constitutional controversy proceeding initiated by The Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE).


I. Background On May 15, 2020, the Ministry of Energy (SENER) published on the Federal Official Gazette (DOF) a Decree issuing the Reliability, Safety, Continuity and Quality Policy of the National Electric System (the Decree). The Decree modifies the rules in order for new renewable energy generating plants to be connected to the National Electric […]

Thursday, 2 July, 2020

Mexico: Investment Arbitration and the USMCA


In view that the USMCA becomes effective as of today, it is appropiate  to analyze the mechanism established therein for Investor-State dispute settlement, known as Investment Arbitration, and its differences with respect to the provisions of the NAFTA.  To this end, this article will review the historical background, the provisions contained in the NAFTA and […]

Sponsorship agreements in the Sports Wednesday, 1 July, 2020

Sponsorship agreements in the Sports industry in Spain and United States beyond Covid-19: Legal challenges


This article was published by Spain-US Chamber of Commerce.  Regardless of the country, the sport or the magnitude of the competition (domestic or international), the last three months have seen a continuous trickle of temporary postponements or complete cancellations of leagues, competitions and other events. Without doubt, the impact of the Covid-19 in the sports […]

Tuesday, 23 June, 2020

Mexico: The Courts of Mexico City announce the terms and conditions that will be applicable as of July 1 to the return of jurisdictional activities of the “new” normality.


On June 10, 2020, it was published the governmental order CJCDMX-18/2020, in which, in compliance with the Decree 05-19/2020, the Plenary of the Judicial Council of Mexico City ordered the resumption of activities in the civil and family chambers and courts of Mexico City, as of July 1, 2020 and until further determination by the […]

GDPR Implementation Spain Monday, 22 June, 2020

GDPR Guide to National Implementation: Spain


This guide was published by White & Case with the collaboration of ECIJA. Q1/ Applicable legislation (a) Have the requirements of the GDPR been addressed by introducing a new law, or by updating existing legislation? New legislation has been passed. (b) Relevant legislation includes: Organic Law 3/2018, of 5 December, on the Protection of Personal Data […]