The International Economic Law Group – Universidad de los Andes

17 Apr , 2018  

On April 12th, our managing partner, Adrián Vázquez Benítez, was invited to participate in the launching of the International Economic Law Group (or Grupo en Derecho Internacional Económico (GDIEC))  in Bogota, Colombia. The GDIEC, which has the institutional support of the Universidad de los Andes, aims at studying the central aspects of international economic law, including the laws of the World Trade Organization, […]

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VTZ Trading Room- 05/04/2018

6 Apr , 2018  

This week on the Trading Room: CPTPP arrives at the Mexican Senate, Mexico & USA sign Bilateral Agreements regarding Customs Cooperation, and China responds to the USA with Tariffs. Esta semana en “Trading Room”: CPTPP llega al Senado, México y EEUU firman Acuerdos Bilaterales en Materia de Cooperación Aduanera y China responde a los EEUU con Aranceles.   […]

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Adrián Vázquez will serve as a panelist in USMBA Annual Conference

31 Aug , 2017  

The U.S. – Mexico Bar Association (USMBA) will be hosting its annual conference in San Diego, CA, from September 27th to 29th, 2017, and, we are happy to announce that our partner, Adrián B. Vázquez, will serve as a panelist in following discussion table “Status of NAFTA Re-negotiations: An Examination of Recent Developments and Anticipated Direction of […]

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Mexico’s NAFTA Objectives

2 Aug , 2017  

Today, August 2, 2017, the Senate released a document entitled “Notice regarding the Initiation of the Negotiations regarding NAFTA’s modernization” that was provided by the Ministry of Economy. In said document, the Ministry of Economy explained the reasons why it should participate in the renegotiation. We highlight the following statements: Mexico will not accept an increase of […]

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English, Publications


25 Jul , 2017  

Our managing partner, Adrián B. Vázquez, comments on Chapter 19 NAFTA and the implications of its possible elimination in light of NAFTA’s renegotiation. To consult his opinion,  follow the next link: Elimination of Chapter 19 NAFTA – AVB

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English, Publications

Mexico’s NAFTA Reservations Concerning Investments in the Oil Sector: LATAM Journal of International Trade Law

21 Apr , 2017  

Our associate, Emilio Arteaga, published in the Latin American Journal of International Trade Law (UNAM) the following  article: “The Energy Overhaul’s Effects on Mexico’s NAFTA Reservations Concerning Investments in the Oil Sector.” In his article, Mr. Arteaga analyses in depth Mexico’s reservations under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), how Mexico’s energy overhaul affected said reservations, and to […]

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Free Trade Alliance San Antonio

10 Nov , 2016  

Last week our partner Veronica Vazquez participated in the International Business Forum, organized by the Free Trade Alliance San Antonio, at San Antonio, Texas. The Free Trade Alliance San Antonio is an organization focused on international business. Its main purpose is to help its members to gain market access abroad, influence trade related laws and policies, and work with […]

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