Mexico Database

ATENCIÓN! IMPORTANTE! The Mexican Government Has a New Database, And They Want You In It

On April 16, amendments and additions to Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications and Radio Broadcasting Law (the “Telecommunications Law”) were published in the Federal Official Gazette. Importantly, the publication creates the National Mobile Phone Users Database (Padrón Nacional de Usuarios de Telefonía Móvil, or “PANAUT” in Spanish), which is to be operated by the Federal Telecommunications Institute

Andrés Monereo Velasco

Andrés Monereo Velasco, Founding Partner of Monereo Meyer Abogados

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague Andrés Monereo Velasco. Andrés was a founding partner of Monereo Meyer Abogados, a leading law firm for international clients doing business in Spain and our affiliated law firm in that country. Andrés was born in Madrid in 1961 and he obtained

Spain foreign direct investment (FDI)

Spain Foreign Direct Investment

Spain foreign direct investment (FDI) just became a bit more complicated. By means of a series of emergency decrees the legislature significantly limited the original principle of liberal investment politics in Spain just before summer. Recently, new restrictions entered into force. In Royal Decree-Law 34/2020, of 17 November, effective 19 November, the Spanish government yet

A Legal Checklist for Global E-Commerce Sites

A Legal Checklist for Global E-Commerce Sites

What are the legal issues involved in selling product worldwide over the internet? The following questions make up an initial checklist for companies looking to sell their products internationally over the internet. 1. What type of legal entity(ies) are you going to want? Where will you want them? These two questions must be answered in

Biden Inauguration Means Predictability for U.S. bound Investors

Biden Inauguration Means Predictability for U.S. Bound Investors

The inauguration of President Joe Biden will undoubtedly mark the start of a new era in foreign direct investment in the United States and a return to predictability for US bound investors. The U.S. has for a long time been the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI), but the unpredictable legislative and regulatory

H-1B Visas

H-1B Visas for Specialty Occupations

1. Back to Basics: What Is an H-1B Visa? H-1B visas are for workers in speciality occupations. An H-1B worker is defined by the Immigration and Nationality Act as a beneficiary who: (i) is temporarily coming to the United States (ii) to perform services in a specialty occupation; (iii) is of distinguished merit and ability; and

Harris Bricken Attorneys Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

Harris Bricken Attorneys Secure Lifting of Forced Labor Order

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently revoked a withhold release order (WRO) issued against one of our clients. The WRO was imposed by CBP after it received an allegation falsely claiming our client was using forced labor. Our attorneys Rodrigo Guedes Nunes (who leads our Brazil office) and Fred Rocafort were able to convincingly

Doing Business in Spain Webinar

Doing Business in Spain: The Webinar Video Replay

For anyone who was not able to join last week’s Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective webinar, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full webinar. The visual presentations for this webinar can be found below: Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective Managing Distribution Channels in Spain Foreign

Spain Golden Visas

Spain Golden Visas

In September 2013, the Spanish parliament approved a new law allowing non-EU investors to apply for a Spanish residence permit and by extension for a Schengen visa. The objective of the law is to attract entrepreneurs to Spain and to stimulate foreign investment in Spanish real estate, public debt, and job creation.  What this all

China Cybersecurity Law Webinar

China Cybersecurity Law Webinar: The Video Replay

For anyone who was not able to join our China Cybersecurity Law webinar last week, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full webinar for your viewing pleasure. The report mentioned during the webinar can be found HERE.