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IT & Telecom

IT information technology and telecommunications

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IFTMX said OTT and PaidTV were not created equal

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Last week IFT, telecom antitrust and regulator in Mexico, issued a resolution declaring that Televisa is not dominant in paidTV. The resolution was controversial to many, of course. However, it threw some legal precedents on OTT, for subscription video-on-demand (SVOD). According to IFT, SVOD is not, in terms of relevant market for antitrust proceedings, substitute to paid TV, based on the facts...

#StartupsMX The legal certainty for the rest of us

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FinTech revolution is happening around the world. While sound financial institutions are exploring business possibilities, the real deal is happening in the startup scene. Bitcoin is just one of them. Beyond decentralizing payments system around the world, Bitcoin is set to aid several industries. Legal services are a growing niche. Mifiel is a Guadalajara-based initiative launched by the same...

The 2014 Year in Review

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2014 is done. Business in Mexico was quite active in response to reforms in progress by Peña Nieto Administration. Some industries like energy, telecom, antitrust and financial services are on the spotlight, but all together with education, tax and judicial pretend to set a backbone for a new Mexican economy. Of course, foreign investment caps were reduced in some areas. Mexico kept investment...

eCommerce Giants Focus On Mexico

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eCommerce is starting to gain momentum in Mexico. According to the estimates by eMarketer, the Latin American country is expected to be one of the fastest-growing markets for B2C eCommerce in 2014. The independent market research company calculated that sales would increase by 20% this year, which is almost equal to US$11.43 billion. Sales would continue to expand at a 17.6% annual growth rate up...

Mexico Economic Transformation Presents Ideal Opportunity for California

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The economic transformation brought on by President Enrique Peña Nieto’s energy reforms are expected to impact more than Mexico itself. Different countries, including the United States, welcomed the changes, especially as they allow foreign investment in energy sectors after more than seven decades of nationalization. However, while opening many doors to Mexico’s northern neighbor, California...

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Alberto Esenaro

I am a Mexican lawyer with experience in technology, energy, automotive, infrastructure and business. Worked for law firms, international companies and Government bodies on business advice, regulatory compliance and litigation.

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