Monday, 11 May, 2020

Mexico: Digital services tax coming into force on June 1st of this year.


On December 9th, 2019, Chapter III BIS “Provision of digital services by foreign residents without establishment in Mexico” was added to the Value Added Tax Law (“VATL“), and Section III “Income from the disposal of goods or the provision of services through the Internet, by means of technological platforms, computer applications and others alike”, belonging […]

Friday, 8 May, 2020

Mexico: Emergency regime in Commercial Bankruptcy matters. Interesting and timely law initiative proposal


Due to the economic damages caused by the health crisis and the absence of a governmental plan to truly support all companies, large, medium and small, it is essential to implement protection mechanisms for companies through an emergency bankruptcy regime, with the primary purpose of maintaining them operating, despite the serious economic and financial difficulties […]

Tuesday, 5 May, 2020

Mexico: Launching of the “Business Integrity Register”; corporate intangibles on the rise.


The document has three parts: the first, an introduction on what is and the scope of the “Business Integrity Register of the Ministry of Public Affairs (Mexico); the second, an analysis of different aspects of corporate integrity; and the third, contains opinions and conclusions.   I. What is the Business Integrity Register?  On August 22, […]

legal guidance 2020 Thursday, 30 April, 2020

2020-2.0: Some legal guidance for a restart of the year


You surely remember Sleeping Beauty or The Princess and the Frog. European storytelling is full of children’s tales featuring idle kissing royalty. COVID-19 has brought 2020 to a halt, transformed it in a zombie year. But unlike the children’s stories, when the pandemic is finally over and business can fully resume their activities, they are […]

Monday, 27 April, 2020

EU: A fit-for-all approach to cookies


Dmitry Alekseev Senior Associate of ECIJA has written the article “EU: A fit-for-all approach to cookies” that was published on One Trust Data Guidance. Considering local disparities with regards to privacy and cookies regulations, and prior to the long-awaited approval of an EU regulation homogenising national rules, what would be a universal approach for the usage of cookies […]

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020

México: Surviving COVID-19


Since this health emergency has raised multiple problems in the continuity of companies in our country, it is natural for us to consider that many of them will incur in a general state of default.   At ECIJA, we would like to provide a summary of the main points to consider in case of filing […]