Mexico Trademarks

Mexico Trademarks: What You Need to Know

The Global/Mexico Trademark Landscape In a world where trademark identity is often a company’s most valuable asset, protecting that identity in foreign markets is crucial. Mexico, with its growing economy and strategic geographic location, has become a hotspot for many international companies. However, without a solid understanding of its trademark regulations, companies run the risk

challenges of sourcing 5 key industrial components in mexico

Webinar: Challenges of Sourcing 5 Key Industrial Components in Mexico featuring Fred Rocafort

Register HERE! Join Harris Sliwoski attorney Fred Rocafort for a discussion hosted by East West Associates that will address the challenges of sourcing these 5 key industrial components from Mexico: Aluminum extrusion Castings & machined parts Forgings Metal stampings & Fabrication Injection molded & extruded plastics East West Associates will lead a Roundtable Discussion with

Mexico Employment Law

Mexico Employment Law Basics

1. Mexico Employment Law Basics With China risks increasing and decoupling from China accelerating, Mexico is poised to take on an even greater role in the ongoing global supply chain rearrangement. Companies that are relocating some or all of their production to Mexico need to be aware of what is legally required to hire local

US Latinos as business opportunity

U.S. Latinos Represent a Huge Opportunity for Mexican Businesses

Over the past couple of years, we’ve written more than once (and here) that Mexico is fast-increasing in importance as a manufacturing hub, especially for businesses targeting the U.S. market. To recap, as global companies seek to diversify their supply chains, Mexico offers proximity to U.S. markets, modern infrastructure, access to ports for global distribution

Moving manufacturing from China to Mexico

Moving Manufacturing to Mexico: The FAQs

For a variety of reasons, many companies are rearranging their supply chains, and many of those that target U.S. consumer markets are moving manufacturing to Mexico. We’ve written about “Omicron and Supply Chains: Buckle Up” here, and we wrote about manufacturing opportunity here in “President López Obrador Tells It Like It Is at North American

Mexico Representative Office

Mexico Representative Offices

In a previous post, I outlined the options for entity formation for companies establishing a presence in Mexico, noting that Mexico Representative Offices “cannot enter into legal transactions in Mexico but can promote the products or services of the foreign company, or conduct activities such as market research.” Mexico Representative Offices can sign contracts on

Family Business Succession Planning

Family Business Succession Planning

Family business succession planning is critically important but far too often ignored or kicked down the road. Are you watching “Succession”? It’s an HBO drama on a family business that is a barely veiled satire of the succession drama that seems to have been playing out at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. for the past three

Buy Real Estate in Mexico as a Foreigner

How to Buy Real Estate in Mexico as a Foreigner

The US-China trade war has vaulted Mexico far past China as a U.S. trading partner, and as global companies seek to diversify their supply chains, Mexico offers proximity to U.S. markets, modern infrastructure, access to ports for global distribution and a highly skilled, well-educated workforce. Mexico’s USD1.3 trillion economy is the second-largest in Latin America

Brazil’s “GDPR”

How to Get Ready for Brazil’s “GDPR”

On August 1, 2021, articles 52 through 54 of Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD) will come into force. For businesses that deal with data obtained in Brazil, time is running out to prepare for the LGPD, which is Brazil’s version of the GDPR, the European Union’s General

How to Form a Company in Mexico as a Foreigner

How to Form a Company in Mexico

Contents of this Article: Options when forming a Mexico company Choose the right Mexican entity for your business Steps to forming a Mexican company Mexican tax ID, fiscal address, tax declarations and social security Register with Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Investment Additional issues on forming a Mexican entity An investor looking to do business in