Automotive Rules of Origin Dispute
The USMCA Panel’s final report on the dispute about Automotive Rules of Origin Dispute was released on January 11, 2023. Our summary here.
International Trade in Mexico: A Guide by VTZ in Thomson Reuters
International Trade in Mexico: A Guide by VTZ in Thomson Reuters Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda (VTZ) has contributed for the fifth time with Thomson Reuters Practical Law in the International Trade and Commercial Transactions Global Guide. Thomson Reuters’ guide on international trade matters is a compilation of guides in which local law firms answer essential questions […]
New Mexican Minister of Economy
New Mexican Minister of Economy: USMCA Energy Consultations and RRLM petition In recent days, there has been a lot of movement regarding the Mexican Ministry of Economy. In this post, we discuss about the developments regarding the energy consultations between Mexico and the United States under the USMCA. Furthermore, we address the resignation of the […]
BBB Industries and Manufacturas UV RRLM Cases
BBB Industries and UV Manufacturing cases in the RRLM, United States analyze possible labor rights violations under USMCA.
Panasonic and USMCA : Rapid Response Labor Mechanism
Panasonic and USMCA : The Rapid Response Labor Mechanism A new dispute involving Panasonic and USMCA. On May 18, 2022, the United States —through the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)— requested Mexico to review whether a denial of free association and collective bargaining rights is occurring at Panasonic Automotive Systems de México […]
Labor Mechanism against Teksid
The U.S. government activated USMCA’s Rapid Response Labor Mechanism against Teksid due to a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Strengthening the Semiconductor Supply Chain in Mexico As a result of the September 2021 Washington work tour, on 20 April 2022, Tatiana Clouthier, head of the Ministry of Economy, and Santiago Cardona, general director of Intel Mexico, signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen the semiconductor supply chain in Mexico. #Comunicado | La @SE_mx e @intel_la […]
Constitutional Energy and Mining Law Amendment – Implications for United States
Constitutional Energy Amendment and Mining Law amendment – Implications for the United States By not getting the necessary votes for a constitutional amendment, the Chamber of Deputies stopped and rejected the initiative of constitutional amendment in electricity matters of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on April 17, 2022. The purpose of this constitutional amendment initiative was to drastically limit the participation […]
USMCA Panel on Rules of Origin
USMCA Panel on the Application and Interpretation of the Rules of Origin in the Automotive Sector On March 22, 2022, Mexico, Canada and the United States selected the members of the Panel that will resolve the dispute over the application and interpretation of certain provisions related to the rules of origin in the automotive sector, […]
Panel T-MEC en reglas de origen
Panel T–MEC sobre la Aplicación e Interpretación de las Reglas de Origen en el Sector Automotriz El 22 de marzo de 2022, México, Canadá y Estados Unidos eligieron los miembros que integrarán el Panel que resolverá la controversia sobre la aplicación e interpretación sobre ciertas disposiciones relativas a las reglas de origen en el sector […]