Adrián Cisneros Aguilar

Adrián oversees Harris Bricken’s Mexico practice, where he helps companies on US-Mexico cross border legal matters, including cannabis law matters, Latin American and European companies on China and International Law issues, and local companies with international and domestic business transactions. Adrian is also an integral part of our Latin America desk and a regular contributor to the award-winning China Law and Canna Law blogs. In addition to his work at Harris Bricken, Adrián also teaches law and business at Universidad Anáhuac, one of Mexico’s most prestigious universities and heads up an international consultancy for SMEs and governments looking to set up and operate effectively in Mexico or Asia.

Moving manufacturing from China to Mexico

Leaving China for Mexico: Lessons from the Ground

Leaving China for Mexico and alternative manufacturing destinations has been on every CEO’s mind for years. A couple of weeks ago, I joined a trade delegation to Mexico City and Guadalajara, led by Utah Governor Spencer Cox. This was the first trade delegation to Mexico by any U.S. governor since Covid rocked the world, and

China to Mexico Manufacturing

Moving Manufacturing to Mexico from China: The Questions We Got

A few weeks ago, we did a webinar on moving manufacturing from China to Mexico. To watch the webinar, go here. To see the Powerpoints from the webinar, go here. During the webinar we promised to post answers answers to questions we were asked but were unable to answer during the webinar. The below are an initial set of questions and answers. We will follow up with a part 2, with more questions and answers, in a few days. These questions are in no particular order. We received a number of questions that were very particular to a company or an industry and we will not be answering those questions on here, but if you email us, we will do so to the extent possible.

China employee questions

So You Want to Take Your Business Global?

We were prompted to write this post by talk that Mexico should consider joining the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership). But how many Mexican companies can really take advantage of the opportunities these sorts of trade agreements bring? How many Mexican companies are in a position to penetrate other markets? There’s nothing wrong with internationalism, but as

Mexico China business

Mexico-China Economic Relations, Part 2

In part one of this series, Mexico-China Economic Relations, I discussed how Mexico’s new federal administration does not seem to have a sophisticated strategy for dealing with China. In this post, I will discuss the implications of what appears to be the Federal Government’s China policy, based in large part on the actions it has

China Mexico Trade

Mexico-China Economic Relations

The China Daily recently interviewed Felipe Garcia, Commercial Counselor of the Mexican Embassy in Beijing regarding Mexico-China relations. The gist of the interview was that Mexico-China relations would improve under Mexico’s new federal administration because both countries want closer relations and because China knows just what is needed for such closer relations. In the China

Mexico-China trade

China and Mexico: The Two Amigos?

Is a new era of business and trade blooming between Mexico and China? What should Mexican companies do to increase their business in and with China?