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Mexico Power Industry: The End of Legados to Push Private Markets

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Grandfathered projects known as Legados are power plants subject to the generation permit granted or in process of being granted under the repealed law of the Public Electricity Service. Mostly, Legados were designed for satisfying demand of industrial and commercial clients. In some cases, the power plants are a good alternative to supply of Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), or...

Energy Companies Involved in Mexico Should Review PPAs, Project Finance Contracts

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Before Mexico’s energy reform of 2013, private companies had a limited participation in the electricity market. Among other opportunities, power generation was particularly attractive due to the fact that self-supply and co-generation projects were anchored on guaranteed demand, secured with a power purchase agreement (PPA) and structured with a project finance model.Read more > External...

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...

[INFOGRAPHIC] The US$590 Bn Mexican Infrastructure Plan in a Nutshell

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Last April 29, 2014, Mexican Government published its Infrastructure Plan to be executed from 2014 to 2018. The total budget is US$590 bn in 743 projects. This infographic shows a brief of the content. Some examples of projects are listed for reference only. There is still plenty to review and discuss.

 
 

Foreign Investment Caps in Mexico (2013 & 2014 Reforms)

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Photo credit: Money and Calculator by Images Money This document describes the caps and foreign investment regulation for diverse activities and industries under Mexican Law, as updated with the recent reforms of telecom, energy and finance sectors. As always, this is for informative purposes and cannot be considered as substitute for a legal advice. Learn more. Copyrights 2014 –...

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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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